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Religion and art

and other essays.

by Spalding, John Lancaster

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1905 ed.

SeriesEssay index reprint series
LC ClassificationsAC8 .S655 1969
The Physical Object
Pagination235 p.
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5304329M
ISBN 100836911954
LC Control Number72086785

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