Krazy Kat and the art of George Herriman
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Published by Abrams ComicArts in New York .
Written in English


  • Herriman, George, -- 1880-1944,
  • Herriman, George, -- 1880-1944

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited by] Craig Yoe.
ContributionsYoe, Craig.
LC ClassificationsPN6728.K7 K73 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24011282M
ISBN 109780810995949
LC Control Number2010001212

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