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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art -- History,
  • Art appreciation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementEdmund Burke Feldman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN5303 .F4 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 465 p. :
Number of Pages465
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2851017M
ISBN 100139174931, 0139174850
LC Control Number84013320

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