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Surrealist art. by Sarane Alexandrian

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English


  • Surrealism

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Edition Notes

StatementTranslated from the French by Gordon Clough.
SeriesPraeger world of art paperbacks, P-247
LC ClassificationsN6494.S8 A413
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23272048M
LC Control Number70092584

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