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Published by Phaidon Publishers; distributed by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementby E. H. Gombrich.
The Physical Object
Pagination488 p.
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23250184M

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