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Creating with plastics

Deirdre O"Meara-Humphrey

Creating with plastics

easy-to-make projects

by Deirdre O"Meara-Humphrey

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by D. McKay Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plastics craft.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementDeirdre O"Meara-Humphrey ; photos. by Henry Humphrey ; diagrs. by Deirdre O"Meara-Humphrey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTT297 .O42
    The Physical Object
    Pagination120 p. :
    Number of Pages120
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4731756M
    ISBN 100679205500
    LC Control Number78020298
    OCLC/WorldCa4835206


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