Catalogue of modern wood-engravings
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Catalogue of modern wood-engravings by Victoria and Albert Museum. Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Martin Hardie.
SeriesVictoria and Albert museum ... publication no. 113 E.I.D.
ContributionsHardie, Martin, 1875-1952, comp.
LC ClassificationsNE1020.L8 A5 1919
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., [3]-419 p.
Number of Pages419
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6631664M
LC Control Number21001034

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