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A History of Ornament Ancient and Medieval by Alfred Dwight Foster Hamlin

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English


  • World history: c 500 to C 1500,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Medieval,
  • History - General History

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages484
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8057602M
ISBN 10076612844X
ISBN 109780766128446

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