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The giraffe in history and art

Berthold Laufer

The giraffe in history and art

by Berthold Laufer

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Published by Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Giraffe.,
  • Animals in art.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Berthold Laufer ... 9 plates in photogravure, 23 text-figures, and 1 vignette ...
    Series[Field Museum of Natural History] Anthropology leaflet, 27
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN2 .F5 no. 27
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p.
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6713416M
    LC Control Number28009065
    OCLC/WorldCa843666

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Includes bibliographical references (p. ) Giraffes -- The giraffe in history and art book Giraffe in Ancient Egypt -- Representations of the Giraffe in Africa outside of Egypt -- The Giraffe among Arabs and Persians -- The Giraffe in Chinese Records and Art -- The Giraffe in India -- The Giraffe among the Ancients -- The Giraffe at Constantinople -- The Giraffe during the Middle Ages -- The Giraffe in the Age of the Pages: Giraffe in history and art.

Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History, (OCoLC) Online version: Laufer, Berthold, Giraffe in history and art. Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Berthold Laufer.

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