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American scene- early twentieth century..

Emily Wasserman

American scene- early twentieth century..

by Emily Wasserman

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Published by Lamplight in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLamplight Collection of Modern art series
The Physical Object
Pagination91p. :
Number of Pages91
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21161002M

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