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The mirror of history

by H. W. Janson

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Published by Time-Life Books in [New York] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

Statementby H.W. Janson
SeriesTime-Life library of art
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24633094M
OCLC/WorldCa6719451

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