Symbolism of Oriental religious art. by Orlando Alfredo Beltran

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Published by Philosophical Research Society in Los Angeles .

Written in English

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  • Art, Asian,
  • Symbolism in art

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StatementForeword by Manly Palmer Hall.
LC ClassificationsN7301 .B43
The Physical Object
Pagination122 p.
Number of Pages122
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Open LibraryOL20507767M
LC Control Number54000033

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