book of delights an anthology of words andpictures by Hadfield, John

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Published by Hulton in London .

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Statementcompiled by John Hadfield ; [designed by John Hadfield and John Lewis].
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Pagination256p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL16530924M

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