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Joseph Cornell (Art & Design) by Kynaston McShine

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Published by Prestel Publishing .
Written in English


  • History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -,
  • Individual artists,
  • Exhibition Catalogs,
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Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9104172M
ISBN 103791310631
ISBN 109783791310633

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