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Mexico: a history in art.

Bradley Smith

Mexico: a history in art.

by Bradley Smith

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Mexican,
  • Mexico in art

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 294-295.

    SeriesA Gemini Smith book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN6550 .S6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination296 p.
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5619374M
    LC Control Number68028219

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