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Published by Batsford in London .
Written in English

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Statementedited by Harald Busch and Bernd Lohse ; with an introduction by Hans Weigert..
ContributionsBusch, Harald., Lohse, Bernd, b. 1911.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii,224p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21692744M

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