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												Tracings A Book of Partial Portraits by  Paul Horgan
	 - Signed First Edition
			 - 1963
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Tracings A Book of Partial Portraits

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Tracings A Book of Partial Portraits

by Horgan, Paul

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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1963. First Edition. First printing Fine in 1/4 brown cloth and paper covered boards with bright gilt text on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 5 7/8". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. Warmly inscribed, signed "Paul" and dated in the year of publication by the author on the front free end paper. A collection of 17 portraits of the author's personal encounters with some of the outstanding artists of this century. 260 pages of text.


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Tracings A Book of Partial Portraits
Horgan, Paul
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Farrar, Straus & Giroux
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New York
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