The joys of collecting
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The joys of collecting by J. Paul Getty

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Published by J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles .
Written in English


  • Art,
  • Art objects,
  • Collectors and collecting,
  • Anecdotes

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Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Hawthorn Books, 1965.

StatementJ. Paul Getty
LC ClassificationsN5201 .G48 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24842920M
ISBN 109781606060872
LC Control Number2011016543

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