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Published by Khepri van Rijn in Amsterdam .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Text in English & Dutch.

Statementedited by Guy van Rijn ; essay by Harrie M. Leyten.
ContributionsRijn, Guy van., Leyten, Harrie M.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14145695M

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OCLC Number: Notes: Essay, "Goldweights from Ghana and the Ivory Coast: tales in bronze", also in Dutch as "Goudgewichten uit Ghana en Ivoorkust: verhalen in brons.".

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