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history of Jewish art by Franz Landsberger

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Published by The Union of American Hebrew Congregations in Cincinnati .
Written in English


  • Art, Jewish -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementby Franz Landsberger ...
Series[Commission on Jewish Education of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations and Central Conference of American Rabbis. Union adult series]
ContributionsUnion of American Hebrew Congregations.
LC ClassificationsN7415 .L32
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 369 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6496860M
LC Control Number46002973

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