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A history of calligraphy

by Albertine Gaur

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Published by Cross River Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Calligraphy -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-227) and index.

    StatementAlbertine Gaur.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ43 .G27 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL829390M
    ISBN 101558598707
    LC Control Number95102985
    OCLC/WorldCa31594508

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