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Published by Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles in [Los Angeles] .
Written in English


  • Buff, Conrad, 1886-1975,,
  • Buff, Mary Marsh, 1890-1970.,
  • Painters -- California -- Interviews.,
  • Illustrators -- Interviews.,
  • Illustrated children"s books.

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About the Edition

Buff discusses his career, the local artists and art world of Los Angeles, and his collaborations with his wife on books for young people.

Edition Notes

Statementinterviewed by Elizabeth I. Dixon, [1964]
ContributionsDixon, Elizabeth I., interviewer., University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
The Physical Object
Pagination[xii], 309 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22093340M

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