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Published by Frederick A. Stokes Company in New York .
Written in English


  • Homer, Winslow, 1836-1910

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Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by Nathaniel Pousette-Dart.
SeriesDistinguished American artists
ContributionsPousette-Dart, Nathaniel, 1886-1965, comp.
LC ClassificationsND237.H7 A3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, [69] p. incl. front. (port.) illus.
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6657987M
LC Control Number23015589

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