Collectors" guide to nineteenth-century photographs by William B. Welling

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Published by Collier Macmillan in New York, London, Ont .

Written in English

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  • Photographs -- Collectors and collecting.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementWilliam Welling.
LC ClassificationsTR6.5 .W44 1975b
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 204 p. :
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21038494M
ISBN 100020009607

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