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Signs & symbols in Christian art by George Wells Ferguson

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Published by Zwemmer in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Christian art and symbolism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesSigns and symbols in Christian art.
Statementby George Ferguson ; with illustrations from paintings of the Renaissance.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN7830
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,346p. :
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18879786M

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