Michelangelo, the man
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Published by Thomas Y. Crowell company in New York .
Written in English


  • Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 342.

Statementby Donald Lord Finlayson ...
LC ClassificationsN6923.B9 F5
The Physical Object
Paginationx p., 1 l., 356 p.
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6318400M
LC Control Number35005319

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