Jazz, Giants and Journeys

The Photography of Herman Leonard by David Houston

Publisher: Scala Publishers

Written in English
Cover of: Jazz, Giants and Journeys | David Houston
Published: Pages: 240 Downloads: 64
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Subjects:

  • Individual photographers,
  • Photographs: portraits,
  • General,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art / General,
  • Fashion,
  • Jazz,
  • Photography, Artistic,
  • Pictorial works
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9000721M
ISBN 101857594347
ISBN 109781857594348

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