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Creating picturesque America

Sue Rainey

Creating picturesque America

monument to the natural and cultural landscape

by Sue Rainey

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Published by Vanderbilt University Press in Nashville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Picturesque America.,
    • Illustrated books -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Illustration of books -- United States -- 19th century.,
    • Book industries and trade -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • United States -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-373) and index.

      StatementSue Rainey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE168 .R155 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 383 p. :
      Number of Pages383
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1108175M
      ISBN 100826512577
      LC Control Number94033484

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