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Fortune"s America

Chris Mullen

Fortune"s America

the visual achievements of Fortune magazine, 1930-1965

by Chris Mullen

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Published by University of East Anglia Library in [Norwich] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fortune.

  • Edition Notes

    Published to accompany an exhibition.

    StatementChris Mullen, Philip Beard.
    ContributionsBeard, Philip., University of East Anglia. Library.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13743748M

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