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Published by Scribner"s in New York .
Written in English


  • Gill, Eric, -- 1882-1940.

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Edition Notes

SeriesContemporary British artists
ContributionsRutherston, Albert Daniel, 1881-1953., Gill, Eric, 1882-1940.
The Physical Object
Pagination29 p., 33 [i.e. 34] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14892182M

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