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Published by Praeger Publishers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sculpture, West African.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 97.

Statementby Margaret Trowell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNB1098 .T7 1970b
The Physical Object
Pagination101 p.
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4913143M
LC Control Number76120024

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