The art of Papua and New Guinea
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Published by Ediciones Polígrafa in Barcelona .
Written in English

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Statementby Eudald Serra and Alberto Folch ; [translated from the Spanish by Kenneth Lyons].
ContributionsFolch, Alberto.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21625682M
ISBN 108434302608

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