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Traditional art and symbolism

Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy

Traditional art and symbolism

by Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, Nj .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography.

Statementedited by Roger Lipsey. Vol.1.
SeriesBollingen series -- LXXXIX
ContributionsLipsey, Roger.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii,580p. :
Number of Pages580
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19757594M

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