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Albrecht Altdorfer a book of 71 woodcuts photographically reproduced in facsimile by Altdorfer, Albrecht

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Published by At the Sign of the unicorn in London .
Written in English


  • Wood-engraving, German

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Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by T. Sturge Moore.
SeriesLittle engravings, classical and contemporary : -- no. 1
ContributionsMoore, T. Sturge 1870-1944
The Physical Object
Pagination[10] p., 30 leaves of plates, [4] p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21494665M

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