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Published by Arts Council in [London] .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Bibliography (p30-32).

Statementby Giuseppe Bovini.
The Physical Object
Pagination32p.,XIIp. of plates :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19609053M

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