The lure of the lock: a short treatise on locks to elucidate the John M. Mossman collection of locks in the museum of the General society of mechanics and tradesmen in the city of New York, including some of the "Mossman papers".
General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen, 1928 - House & Home - 246 pages
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