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Published by G. Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


  • Gauguin, Paul, -- 1848-1903.,
  • Oceania -- Pictorial works.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by Reginald Spink.
GenrePictorial works.
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p. :
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16594489M

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