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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ives, Charles, 1874-1954

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Henry Cowell and Sidney Cowell.
ContributionsCowell, Sidney Robertson, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML410.I94 C6
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 245 p.
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6156104M
LC Control Number54010000

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