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Art of Africa

Joseph Cornet

Art of Africa

treasures from the Congo.

by Joseph Cornet

  • 324 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Phaidon [distributed by Praeger Publishers, New York in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
    • Subjects:
    • Art, Black -- Congo (Democratic Republic),
    • Art, Congolese (Democratic Republic)

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[Translated by Barbara Thompson]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsN7399.C6 C613
      The Physical Object
      Pagination365 p.
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4583321M
      ISBN 100714814962
      LC Control Number77158096

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