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Bernard Leach

Emmanuel Cooper

Bernard Leach

come to the edge

by Emmanuel Cooper

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Published by ill [pbd. in 7p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leach, Bernard, -- 1887-1979.

  • Edition Notes

    Published on the occasion of the exhibition Bernard Leach come to the edge 22 January - 2 May 2005, curated by Emmanuel Cooper.

    Statementedited by Sara Hughes and Kerry Rice.
    ContributionsHughes, Sara., Rice, Kerry.
    The Physical Object
    PaginationSt. Ives :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16369883M

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