American patent models, 1836-1880 a masters exhibition : February 18, 1977 through March 17, 1977, Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton by Jan Greenberg

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Statementorganized and curated by Jan Greenberg, Jessica Hagemann, William Schinsky.
ContributionsHagemann, Jessica, joint author., Schinsky, William, joint author., California State University, Fullerton. Art Gallery.
LC ClassificationsT223.U3 G73
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Pagination[56] p. :
Number of Pages56
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Open LibraryOL4595287M
LC Control Number77357766

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