The arts in Britain in World War I by Ferguson, John

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Published by Stainer and Bell in [London] .

Written in English

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  • Arts, British -- 20th century.,
  • Arts and society -- Great Britain.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Art and the war.

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Book details

StatementJohn Ferguson.
LC ClassificationsNX543 .F47
The Physical Object
Pagination131 p., [16] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4228525M
ISBN 10085249548X
LC Control Number80508688

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