Paris in the twenties
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Paris in the twenties an exhibition of souvenirs of British, French, and American writers, from Shakespeare and Company. [June 20-July 24, 1960]. by United States. Information Service, London.

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Published in [London .
Written in English



  • Paris (France),
  • France,
  • Paris


  • Authors, French -- Homes and haunts -- France -- Paris -- Exhibitions.,
  • Americans -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.,
  • British -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.,
  • Paris (France) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.

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ContributionsShakespeare and Company (Paris, France)
LC ClassificationsZ305 .U5
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5815965M
LC Control Number60064537

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