Catalogue of the Library of the Late Simeon Henry Remsen, Esq., of New York: With Addenda from Another Collection ... to which are Added the Etchings, Engravings, Original Sketches, Oil Paintings, Etc., of Henri Péne Dubois, Esq., of Brooklyn ... G.A. Leavitt & Co., Auctioneers, Volume 2

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1883 - Art
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