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Karsh a biography in images by Yousuf Karsh

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Published by MFA Publications, Trade distribution, Distributed Art Publishers in Boston, New York .
Written in English


  • Karsh, Yousuf, -- 1908-,
  • Portrait photography,
  • Celebrities -- Portraits

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Edition Notes

StatementYousuf Karsh ; with commentary by Jerry Fielder.
ContributionsFielder, Jerry.
LC ClassificationsTR681.F3 K37415 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21111754M
ISBN 100878466711
LC Control Number2003109107

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