Edward Burra Twentieth-Century eye by Jane Stevenson

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Published by Jonathan Cape in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Burra, Edward John, -- 1905-1976.,
  • Painters -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJane Stevenson.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND497.B84 S74 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 496 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19971708M
ISBN 100224078755
ISBN 109780224078757
LC Control Number2008360629

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