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Published by Ballantine Books] in [New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nature photography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSelections & photographs by Eliot Porter. Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch.
SeriesA Sierra Club-Ballantine book :
ContributionsPorter, Eliot, illus.
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14421276M

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