in London : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, c1964 .
Written in English
|Statement||introduction by Sacheverell Sitwell.|
|LC Classifications||MLCL 83/0381 (N)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||288 p. : ill. ; 32 cm.|
|Number of Pages||288|
|LC Control Number||79120045|
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