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Clare Leighton wood engravings and drawings by Clare Leighton

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Published by Ashmolean Museum in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Leighton, Clare, -- 1898-1989

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Edition Notes

StatementAnne Stevens and David Leighton.
ContributionsLeighton, David., Holburne Museum and Crafts Study Centre., Ashmolean Museum.
LC ClassificationsNE1112.L45 A4 1992b
The Physical Object
Pagination41 p. :
Number of Pages41
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21164997M
ISBN 101854440381

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