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Published by Artisan in New York .
Written in English


  • Steig, William, 1907- -- Themes, motives,
  • Human beings -- Caricatures and cartoons,
  • American wit and humor, Pictorial

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 203) and index.

Other titlesWilliam Steig
StatementLee Lorenz ; introduction by John Updike.
ContributionsSteig, William, 1907-
LC ClassificationsNC1429.S583 L67 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL347825M
ISBN 101885183976
LC Control Number98006962

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