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The art of Scandinavia.

Peter Anker

The art of Scandinavia.

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Published by P. Hamlyn in London, New York .
Written in English

  • Art, Scandinavian.

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    StatementWith a contribution by Aron Andersson.
    ContributionsAndersson, Aron, 1919-
    LC ClassificationsN7001 .A68
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4417478M
    ISBN 100600100065, 0600100073
    LC Control Number79021555

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