American Prints in the Library of Congress A Catalog of the Collection

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Subjects:

  • Catalogs,
  • Reference,
  • Library of Congress,
  • Library of Congress.,
  • Prints,
  • Prints and Photographs Division,
  • Prints, American,
  • Washington (D.C.)

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsCarl Zigrosser (Foreword), Karen F. Beall (Compiler), Alan Maxwell Fern (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages568
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12270590M
ISBN 10157898369X
ISBN 109781578983698
OCLC/WorldCa49225439

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