arts of Africa

by ReneМЃ S. Wassing

Publisher: Thames & Hudson in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 286 Downloads: 116
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Subjects:

  • Art, West African.

Edition Notes

Statement[by] René S. Wassing [translated from the French by Diana Imber]; photographs by Hans Hinz.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN7397.A3 W33 1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 286 p.
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5770934M
ISBN 100500231273
LC Control Number71495210

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