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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English


  • Vase-painting, Greek,
  • Mythology, Greek

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Statementtranslated from the German by Audrey Hicks.
LC ClassificationsNK4645 .S3313 1966a
The Physical Object
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6015636M
LC Control Number66073026

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