Kris hilts masterpieces of South-East Asian art by Vanna Ghiringhelli

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Published by 5 Continents, Distributed in the US by Harry N. Abrams in Milan, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sword hilts,
  • Malay Daggers,
  • Pictorial works

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesMasterpieces of South-East Asian art
StatementVanna Ghiringhelli ; photographs by Mauro Magliani and Barbara Piovan
ContributionsMagliani, Mauro, Piovan, Barbara
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK6777 .G47 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. :
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25204928M
ISBN 109788874395859
LC Control Number2011501941

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