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Faces of Sunset Boulevard

Patrick Ecclesine

Faces of Sunset Boulevard

a portrait of Los Angeles

by Patrick Ecclesine

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Santa Monica Press in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ecclesine, Patrick,
  • Portrait photography -- California -- Los Angeles,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Pictorial works,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick Ecclesine.
    GenrePictorial works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF869.L843 E23 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16959043M
    ISBN 101595800409
    ISBN 109781595800404
    LC Control Number2008028293
    OCLC/WorldCa223910804

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