Joel-Peter Witkin (Photofile) by Eugenia Parry Janis

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Published by Thames & Hudson .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Individual photographers,
  • Photography,
  • Photo Techniques,
  • Individual Photographer,
  • Photography / Individual Photographer

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10417205M
ISBN 10050041095X
ISBN 109780500410950

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