Museums, humanities, and educated eyes

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Statementedited by Marilyn Stokstad ... [et al.].
ContributionsStokstad, Marilyn, 1929-
LC ClassificationsAM7 .M885 1982
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Paginationx, 213 p. :
Number of Pages213
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Open LibraryOL3002938M
ISBN 100893380172
LC Control Number84622089

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