Wild Birds of America The Art of Basil Ede by Robert McCracken Peck

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Published by Harry N Abrams .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Birds & Birdwatching,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Individual Painters - 20th Century,
  • Architecture,
  • Art,
  • USA,
  • United States,
  • General,
  • Birds

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7998351M
ISBN 100810939606
ISBN 109780810939608
OCLC/WorldCa24416787

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