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ICON AND IDEA - THE FUNCTION OF ART IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN CONSCIOUSNESS

by Read, Herbert

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London: Faber and Faber, 1955. 161 pages. Illustrated with 88 b/w plates. Pages v/g condition. Orange cloth, gilt title on spine. Edges show very light wear. Pink and white dust jacket illustrated in b/w on upper cover. Edges lighlty worn. DJ price clipped. VG+/VG. 1st Edition. Hard Cover.


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