Highly important Victorian paintings & drawings.

  • 75 Pages
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  • English

Sotheby"s Belgravia , London
Art, Victorian -- Great Britain -- Catalogs., Art, British -- 19th century -- Cata


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ContributionsSotheby"s Belgravia (Firm)
LC ClassificationsN6767 .H52 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationca. 75 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3094161M
LC Control Number82197720

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