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sketch of the origin and progress of the art of wood-engraving with a chapter explanatory of a box of materials used in the process, to accompany the book by Thomas Gilks

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Published by A.N. Myers in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wood-engraving.,
  • Prints -- Materials.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Gilks.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNE1227 .G48 1868 Rosenwald Coll
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. :
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3518275M
LC Control Number82101642

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