Art in Africa.

by Tibor Bodrogi

Publisher: McGraw-Hill in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 191 Downloads: 848
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  • Art -- Africa, West.,
  • Art, Black -- Africa, West.
  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7397.W4 B63
    The Physical Object
    Pagination131 p., 191 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages191
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    Open LibraryOL15105574M

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