Roman art in Spain
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Roman art in Spain by Miquel Tarradell

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Published by Tudor in New York .
Written in English


  • Art, Roman -- Spain,
  • Art -- Spain

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Statement[by] M. Tarradell.
SeriesSpanish art library
The Physical Object
Pagination243 p.
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13531111M

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