The history of world painting

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Published by New Orchard Editions in Poole .

Written in English

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Includes index.

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Statementedited by Hans L. C. Jaffe.
ContributionsJaffe, H. L. C. , Hans Ludwig C.
The Physical Object
Pagination416p. :
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15952984M
ISBN 101850790264

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