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Published by Phaidon in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Illumination of books and manuscripts

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 6.

StatementJanet Backhouse.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND3310 .B32 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4751042M
ISBN 100714819697
LC Control Number78073502

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