Aboriginal art by Howard Morphy

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Published by Phaidon in London [England] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Art, Aboriginal Australian.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementHoward Morphy.
SeriesArt & ideas
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN7401 .M65 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination447 p. :
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL82048M
ISBN 100714837520
LC Control Number99187473
OCLC/WorldCa40622259

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