Art of the Western world

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Published by Boxtree, in association with Norwich Union in London .

Written in English

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Other titlesArt of the Western world (Television program)
Statementedited by Denise Hooker.
ContributionsHooker, Denise., TVS (Firm : Great Britain)
LC ClassificationsN5300 .A685 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination464 p. :
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1916071M
ISBN 101852832487
LC Control Number90124856

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