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3 edition of Block prints from India for textiles. found in the catalog.

Block prints from India for textiles.

Albert Buell Lewis

Block prints from India for textiles.

by Albert Buell Lewis

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Published by Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Twenty four plates.

SeriesAnthropology design series -- no.1
ContributionsField Museum of Natural History (Chicago)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16442129M

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