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Greek monumental bronze sculpture

by Caroline Houser

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bronzes, Greek.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p136.

    Statementphotographs by David Finn ; text by Caroline Houser.
    ContributionsFinn, David, 1921-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK7951
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18239666M
    ISBN 100500233780

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