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The nation"s mantelpiece a history of the National Gallery by Jonathan Conlin

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Published by Pallas Athene in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • National Gallery (Great Britain) -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 475-486) and index.

StatementJonathan Conlin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN1070 .C66 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 554 p. :
Number of Pages554
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17935085M
ISBN 101843680181
ISBN 109781843680185
LC Control Number2007405839

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