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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Wood-carving -- Technique.

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Edition Notes

First published in 1968 under title: Creative light wood carving.

Statement[by] J. Matthews.
LC ClassificationsNK9704 .M43 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5447787M
LC Control Number73145691

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