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Published by University Prints in Winchester, Mass .
Written in English


  • Painting -- History -- Outlines, syllabi, etc,
  • Painting -- History -- Illustrations

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Edition Notes

Outline index of plates (8 p.) in pocket at end

StatementUniversity Prints.
GenreOutlines, syllabi, etc, Illustrations
SeriesUniversity prints color series
ContributionsUniversity Prints
The Physical Object
Pagination[300] leaves :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22811198M

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