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Contemporary American folk art

a collector"s guide

by Chuck Rosenak

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Abbeville Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folk artists,
  • History,
  • Folk art,
  • Information services,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-312) and index.

    Other titlesAmerican folk art
    StatementChuck and Jan Rosenak
    ContributionsRosenak, Jan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK808 .R59 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p. :
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24855563M
    ISBN 101558598979
    LC Control Number95025210


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