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George Platt Lynes photographs, 1931-1955 by Jack Woody

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Published by Twelvetrees Press in Los Angeles .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lynes, George Platt, 1907-1955.,
  • Photography of the nude.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 121-123.

Statementby Jack Woody.
ContributionsLynes, George Platt, 1907-1955.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTR675 .W625 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination129 p. :
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3225769M
LC Control Number83136922

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