Scottish art to the close of the nineteenth century by Stanley Cursiter

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Published by G.G. Harrap in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Scottish Painting,
  • History

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 129-130.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsND475 .C8 1949
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p.
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24927753M
OCLC/WorldCa1209351

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