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Published by Grolier Club in New York .
Written in English


  • Mosaic bindings -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

The exhibition was held at the Grolier Club, Jan. 23 to Feb. 22, 1902.

ContributionsElizabeth Robins Pennell Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsZ269.Z9 G8 1902
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p. ;
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6933247M
LC Control Number03026996

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