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George Washington"s eye

Joseph Manca

George Washington"s eye

architecture, landscape, and art at Mount Vernon

by Joseph Manca

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore [Md.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aesthetics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesArchitecture, landscape, and art at Mount Vernon
    StatementJoseph Manca
    ContributionsWashington, George, 1732-1799
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA737.W37 M36 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25094847M
    ISBN 10142140432X, 142140561X
    ISBN 109781421404325, 9781421405612
    LC Control Number2011044973

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