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The persistence of vision

Nathan Lyons

The persistence of vision

Donald Blumberg, Charles Gill, Robert Heinecken, Ray K. Metzker, Jerry N. Uelsmann, John Wood

by Nathan Lyons

  • 68 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Horizon Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photography, Artistic -- Exhibitions,
  • Photomontage -- Exhibitions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesContemporary photographers.
    Statementedited by Nathan Lyons.
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsGeorge Eastman House
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR650 .L88
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66 p.
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5548135M
    LC Control Number67026913
    OCLC/WorldCa268657


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OCLC Number: Awards: Winner of the Nebula Award and the Hugo Award for best novella--The persistence of vision. Description: xiv, pages ; 22 cm.

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