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The Story of American Painting: The Evolution of Painting in America from Colonial Times to the Present.

by Charles H. Caffin

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New York, NY Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1907. Hardcover First Ed, but unstated. Very Good+: shows only the most minute indications of use. Mild rubbing to extremities. front and rear hinges starting, but remain quite secure. Binding square; text clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 396pp. Blue cloth over boards with gilt designs and titles at front panel and backstrip. Impressively illustrated with an array of black and white portrait and other plates. Top Edge Gilt. First Ed, but unstated. Hardcover: Lacks DJ.


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