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Lady Godiva

John Langdon-Davies

Lady Godiva

the future of nakedness

by John Langdon-Davies

  • 68 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe future of nakedness.
Statementby John Langdon-Davies.
The Physical Object
Pagination117, [1] p., 5 leaves of plates ;
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14171806M


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