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Carolingian period by Hans ThГјmmler

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Published in [New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Art, Carolingian.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Hans Thümmler and Victor H. Elbern.
ContributionsElbern, Victor Heinrich, 1918-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN6245 T48
The Physical Object
Pagination81-128 columns.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14811220M

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