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Woodcarving in the Himalayan Region

Omacanda Hāṇḍā

Woodcarving in the Himalayan Region

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Published by Indus Pub. Co. in association with Institute of Integrated Himalayan Studies, H.P. University, Shimla in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wood-carving -- Himalaya Mountains Region.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementO.C. Handa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK9776.H56 H36 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p., [48] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17899238M
    ISBN 108173871957
    LC Control Number2006448322


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