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Greek sculpture one hundred illustrations by John Warrack

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Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton Kent & Co in London .
Written in English


  • Sculpture, Greek.

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Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by John Warrack.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, p. 99 p.l. on 48 l ;
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17539097M

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