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Published by H. Holt and Company in New York .
Written in English


  • Wood-engraving -- Technique,
  • Wood-engraving -- Printing,
  • Wood-engraving -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementby J.J. Lankes.
LC ClassificationsNE1225 .L3
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 122 p. incl. front., illus., plates.
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6282022M
LC Control Number32031286

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