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Published by S. Low, Marston & Company, limited [etc.] in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Miniature painting -- Great Britain.,
  • Miniature painting -- Reproduction.,
  • Painters -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesMiniature painters, British.
Statementby J.J. Foster.
LC ClassificationsN7616 .F55
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., xii p., 1 l., 146, [6] p.
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6934784M
LC Control Number03031606

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