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Hubert"s Freaks The Rare-Book Dealer, the Times Square Talker, and the Lost Photos of Diane Arbus by Gregory Gibson

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Published by Harcourt .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Subjects & Themes - Portraits,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Photography / General,
  • General,
  • Photography,
  • Photo Techniques

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10100590M
ISBN 100151012334
ISBN 109780151012336

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