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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Houdon, Jean Antoine, 1741-1828.,
  • Sculpture, French -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by the Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, which was issued as Cahier 4 of Historical documents, Institut français de Washington.

Statementedited by Gilbert Chinard.
SeriesJohns Hopkins University Press reprints, Historical documents (Institut français de Washington (D.C.)) ;, cahier 4.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNB553.H8 C5 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 51 p. :
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4731023M
ISBN 100405105908
LC Control Number78019258
OCLC/WorldCa4570408

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