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The history of American sculpture

With twelve full-page photogravures, and one hundred and four illustrations in the text.

by Lorado Taft

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography, p. 539-542.

SeriesHistory of American art [v.1], History of American art -- v.1.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNB205 .T3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 544 p.,
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24177807M
LC Control Number03030499
OCLC/WorldCa2158109

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