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&emdash;. 1932. Puppet hands and their making with a note on feet: Theorem and woodcuts. Detroit: Inland Press. (Puppetry handbooks; no. 2)
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Ontario, Dept. of Education. Community Programmes Branch. 1950. The puppet in your community: Construction, manipulation and uses. Toronto: Dept. of Education.
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