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The sculpture of ancient Mexico.

Paul Westheim

The sculpture of ancient Mexico.

La escultura del México antiguo.

by Paul Westheim

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico,
  • Mexico.
    • Subjects:
    • Sculpture -- Mexico,
    • Indians of Mexico -- Art,
    • Mexico -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTranslated from Spanish into English by Ursula Bernard; translated into Spanish from the original German by Mariana Frank.
      SeriesAnchor books A335
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1219.3.A7 W43
      The Physical Object
      Pagination69 p.,
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5877509M
      LC Control Number63007697
      OCLC/WorldCa1572272

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