Islamic works of art carpets and textiles by Sotheby & Co. (London, England)

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Statementexperts in charge John Carswell ... [et al.].
ContributionsCarswell, John, 1931-
LC ClassificationsN6264.G7 S68 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. :
Number of Pages245
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Open LibraryOL25298647M
LC Control Number2011532002

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