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

by Read, Herbert

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1955. Gilt maroon cloth. Plates. First edition, U.S. issue, of Read's Charles Eliot Norton Lectures. Some light rubbing at extremities, else very good, or better, without dust jacket.

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