Quintessential Pleasures

Reflections on the Simple Joys of Life by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Publisher: Crown

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General,
  • General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Emotions,
  • Architecture,
  • Psychology
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7702634M
ISBN 100517594285
ISBN 109780517594285
OCLC/WorldCa36543063

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