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The art of American book covers

Richard Minsky

The art of American book covers

1875-1930

by Richard Minsky

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Published by George Braziller in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Richard Minsky
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNC973.5.U6 M56 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p.
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24490513M
ISBN 109780807616024
LC Control Number2009051488
OCLC/WorldCa464579656

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