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The sculpture of Africa

Eliot Elisofon

The sculpture of Africa

by Eliot Elisofon

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sculpture -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Eliot Elisofon. Text by William Fagg. Preface by Ralph Linton. Design by Bernard Quint.
    SeriesBooks that matter
    ContributionsFagg, William Buller.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23238560M

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