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Art of the Americas, ancient and Hispanic with a comparative chapter on the Philippines. by PaМЃl Kelemen

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English



  • Latin America.,
  • Philippines.


  • Indian art,
  • Art, Colonial -- Latin America,
  • Art -- Latin America,
  • Art -- Philippines

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 359-361.

LC ClassificationsN6502 .K38
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 402 p.
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5304652M
LC Control Number72087163

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