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Chanel and her world by Edmonde Charles-Roux

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English



  • France


  • Chanel, Coco, 1883-1971.,
  • Fashion designers -- France -- Biography.,
  • Women fashion designers -- France -- Biography.,
  • France -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Edmonde Charles-Roux.
LC ClassificationsTT505.C45 C4713 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination354 p. :
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3129496M
ISBN 100297780247
LC Control Number82242454

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