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The spirit of Britain

a narrative history of the arts

by Roy C. Strong

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Published by Fromm International in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arts, British

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRoy Strong.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNX543.A1 S77 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL59313M
    ISBN 100880642157
    LC Control Number99087616
    OCLC/WorldCa43076840

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