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Musical instruments in art and history

Roger Bragard

Musical instruments in art and history

by Roger Bragard

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical instruments.,
  • Musical instruments in art.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Roger Bragard [and] Ferdinand J. de Hen. Translated by Bill Hopkins.
    SeriesA Studio book
    ContributionsHen, Ferdinand J., de, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML460 .B75
    The Physical Object
    Pagination281 p.
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5608062M
    LC Control Number68015484

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OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Les instruments de musique dans l'art et l'histoire. Description: pages illustrations, color plates 30 cm. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bragard, Roger. Musical instruments in art and history.

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