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Published by F. A. Stokes Co. in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Françoise Crastre ; translated from the French by Frederic Taber Cooper
SeriesMasterpieces in colour
ContributionsPuvis de Chavannes, Pierre, 1824-1898
The Physical Object
Pagination73, [2] p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25491237M
OCLC/WorldCa368621197

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