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angels in religion and art

Valentine Long

angels in religion and art

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Published by Franciscan Herald Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Angels.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Valentine Long.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 214 p. ;
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18067318M
    ISBN 100819904309


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