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Medieval Indian sculpture in the British Museum

Chanda, Ramaprasad.

Medieval Indian sculpture in the British Museum

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Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by R.L. Hobson.
ContributionsBritish Museum.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18188682M


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