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Published by Royal College of Art, Illustration Department in London .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Artist"s book. A collection of anonymous poems.

Statement[compiled] by David Davies.
SeriesInkling publications
ContributionsDavies, David, 1937-, Royal College of Art. Illustration Department.
The Physical Object
Pagination28p. :
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20690020M

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