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Stone walls

Mariana Ruth Cook

Stone walls

personal boundaries : photographs

by Mariana Ruth Cook

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Published by Damiani Editore in Bologna .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Walls,
  • Artistic Photography,
  • Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mariana Cook
    ContributionsBerry, Wendell, 1934-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR647 .C667 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 175 p. :
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25141147M
    ISBN 108862081693
    ISBN 109788862081696
    LC Control Number2011293941
    OCLC/WorldCa727701724


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