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2 edition of Celtic Bestiary 1 found in the catalog.

Celtic Bestiary 1

Clemente, Francesco

Celtic Bestiary 1

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Published by Arts Council of Northern Ireland in [Belfast] .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Reproduction of: The Celtic Bestiary 1, pastel, 26 x 19 inches, 1981. Copyright Anthony d"Offay Gallery, London.

StatementFrancesco Clemente.
ContributionsArts Council of Northern Ireland.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p.ostcard :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17344995M

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