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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English


  • Art -- History,
  • Music -- History and criticism

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] H. W. Janson with Dora Jane Janson [and] Joseph Kerman.
ContributionsKerman, Joseph, 1924-
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 318 p.
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23251287M

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