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The transformation of nature in art.

Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy

The transformation of nature in art.

by Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographies.

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Pagination245p.
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21011283M

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