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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art, Distributed by H.N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English



  • Spain


  • Art, Islamic -- Spain -- Exhibitions,
  • Art, Medieval -- Spain -- Exhibitions,
  • Art -- Spain -- Exhibitions

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Edition Notes

Other titlesAl-Andalus.
Statementedited by Jerrilynn D. Dodds.
ContributionsDodds, Jerrilynn Denise., Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), Patronato de la Alhambra (Granada, Spain)
LC ClassificationsN7103 .A4 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxxx, 432 p. :
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1560219M
ISBN 100870996363, 0870996371, 0810964139
LC Control Number91041335

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