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Published by G. P. Putnam"s Sons in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Painting,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Paged continuously; v. 1: xvii, 406 p.; v. 2: xi p., 1 ℓ., 407-800 p.

Statementby Richard Muther
ContributionsKriehn, George, 1868-
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25666999M
OCLC/WorldCa9056504

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