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Art before Columbus the art of ancient Mexico, from the archaic villages of the second millennium B.C. to the splendor of the Aztecs by AndreМЃ Emmerich

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Mexico,
  • Mexico.

Subjects:

  • Indian art -- Mexico.,
  • Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities.,
  • Mexico -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby André Emmerich ; with photographs by Lee Boltin.
SeriesA Touchstone book
ContributionsBoltin, Lee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1219.3.A7 E48 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3158908M
ISBN 100671470736
LC Control Number83000545
OCLC/WorldCa9350517

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