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Philip Matyszak

Philip Matyszak"s classical compendium

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Miscellanea,
  • Classical Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesClassical compendium
    StatementPhilip Matysazak
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDE60 .M375 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24846592M
    ISBN 109780500051627
    LC Control Number2010525422

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