Italian sculptors by Waters, W. G.

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Statementby W.G. Waters; with seventy-eight illustrations.
LC ClassificationsNB622 .W3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 281, [1] p.
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6551487M
LC Control Number12035373

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