crosses and culture of Ireland by Arthur Kingsley Porter

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Published by Benjamin Blom in New York .

Written in English

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  • Crosses -- Ireland.,
  • Christian art and symbolism.,
  • Christianity and culture -- Ireland.

Edition Notes

Originally published New Haven: Yale U.P., 1931.

Book details

Statementby Arthur Kingsley Porter.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii,143p.,276 illustrations ;
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17452755M

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