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Greek & Roman portraits

Hekler, Antal

Greek & Roman portraits

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculpture, Greek,
  • Sculpture, Roman,
  • Portraits, Greek,
  • Portraits, Roman

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anton Hekler
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxliii, 335 p.
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17884482M


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