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The story of art

by E. H. Gombrich

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


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [447]-450) and index.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsN5300 .G643 1951
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 462 p. :
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24388839M
OCLC/WorldCa174162

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