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1.-MODERN PAINTERS. VOL. I.-GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF ART And Truth as an Essential Element. $1 50,
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2.—THE SEVEN LAMPS OF ARCHITECTURE. 1 vol. With Fourteen Etchings, by the author. $1 50.
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6.—THE ELEMENTS OF DRAWING. lo Three Letters to Beginners. 1 vol. Plates. $1 00.
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