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Oceanic sculpture

Carl A. Schmitz

Oceanic sculpture

sculpture of Melanesia

by Carl A. Schmitz

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Published by Oldbourne Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementphotographed by F.L. Kenett.
SeriesThe Acanthus history of sculpture
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22688012M

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