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Published by Faber in (London) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Artists" materials.,
  • Painting -- Technique.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Ralph Mayer ; edited by Edwin Smith.
ContributionsSmith, Edwin, 1912-1971.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND1500
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,756p. :
Number of Pages756
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17273705M
ISBN 100571180337, 0571116930

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