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Encyclopaedia of Indian art, references, symbols & evolution of Devanagari script Rekhā by K. C. Aryan

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Published by Rekha Prakashan in New Delhi .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Decoration and ornament -- India

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 161).

Other titlesRekhā
StatementK.C. Aryan.
LC ClassificationsNK1476.A1 A792 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination161 p. :
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL637483M
ISBN 108190000349
LC Control Number96902188

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