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Published by Pantheon Books in [New York] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Walpole, Horace, -- 1717-1797

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Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

Other titlesA W Mellon lectures in the fine arts ; 9
SeriesBollingen series, 35. The A. W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts, 9, Bollingen series -- 35., A.W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts -- 9.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR3757.W2 Z73
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 122 p.
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13535215M
LC Control Number61007449
OCLC/WorldCa2397945

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