Wood-engraving in modern English books
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Wood-engraving in modern English books the catalogue of an exhibition by Thomas Balston

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Published by Published for the National Book League by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, Eng .
Written in English


  • Illustrated books -- England -- Exhibitions.,
  • Wood engraving, British -- Exhibitions.

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Edition Notes

Statementarranged for the National Book League by Thomas Balston, October-November 1949.
ContributionsNational Book League (Great Britain).
The Physical Object
Pagination48, 15 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14762070M

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