Three centuries of South African art

fine art, architecture, applied arts by Hans Fransen

Publisher: Donker in Johannesburg

Written in English
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Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementHans Fransen.
LC ClassificationsN7392 F73
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18690937M
ISBN 100868520128

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