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Published by Thames and Hudson in London .
Written in English

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Statementintroduction by John Gloag ; notes and commentsby Yvonne Hackenbroch..
ContributionsGloag, John., Hackenbroch, Joan.
The Physical Object
Paginationlxviii,96p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20916596M

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