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5 edition of Early Celtic designs found in the catalog.

Early Celtic designs

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Published by British Museum Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decoration and ornament, Celtic -- Themes, motives.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 25).

    StatementIan Stead and Karen Hughes.
    SeriesBritish Museum pattern books
    ContributionsHughes, Karen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK1264 .S74 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination25, 100 p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL403141M
    ISBN 100714180750
    LC Control Number98102706
    OCLC/WorldCa37774018


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