index of American design by Erwin Ottomar Christensen

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Published by Macmillan; Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art in New York .

Written in English

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StatementErwin O. Christensen ; introduction by Holger Cahill.
ContributionsSmithsonian Institution.
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Pagination229p. :
Number of Pages229
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Open LibraryOL18392430M

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