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Edward Gordon Craig

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English


  • Craig, Edward Gordon, 1872-1966

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementChristopher Innes.
SeriesDirectors in perspective
LC ClassificationsPN2598.C85 I56 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 240 p. :
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3160127M
ISBN 100521253713, 0521273838
LC Control Number83001829

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