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Africa, the art of a continent

Africa, the art of a continent

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Published by Royal Academy of Arts in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published to accompany an exhibition at the the Royal Academy of Arts, 4 Oct., 1995-21 Jan., 1996.

ContributionsRoyal Academy of Arts.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet (12p.) ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14175551M


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