Studies in Byzantine and medieval Western art
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Studies in Byzantine and medieval Western art by John Beckwith

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Published by Pindar in London .
Written in English


  • Art, Byzantine.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Beckwith.
LC ClassificationsN6250
The Physical Object
Pagination365p., plates :
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22360420M
ISBN 100907132480

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