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Stanley Spencer by Elizabeth Rothenstein

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Published by Phaidon in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementElizabeth Rothenstein.
The Physical Object
Pagination25p.37p. of plates.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19762137M

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