Ludwig van Beethoven: his life and work in pictures.
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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English


  • Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 -- Pictorial works.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsML88.B4 B673 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination7-238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5572892M
LC Control Number67082393

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