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Perseus a study in Greek art and legend by Jocelyn M. Woodward

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementby Jocelyn M. Woodward.
LC ClassificationsNX652.P43 W66 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 98 p., [23] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages98
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5212443M
ISBN 100404146333
LC Control Number75041299

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