Buddhist paintings from shrines and temples in Ceylon. by D.B Dhanapala

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Published by Collins; Unesco .

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Originally published as "Ceylon, paintings from temple, shrine and rock". New York Graphic Society, 1957.

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SeriesFontana Unesco art books
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Pagination29p.,28plates,17cm
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19061960M

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