Gold, jade, forests Costa Rica by Marlin Calvo Mora

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  • Costa Rica

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  • Indian art -- Costa Rica -- Exhibitions.,
  • Indians of Central America -- Costa Rica -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.,
  • Costa Rica -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions.

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Other titlesOro, jade, bosques Costa Rica, Costa Rica
Statementtexts by Marlin Calvo Mora, Leidy Bonilla Vargas, Julio Sánchez Pérez = Oro, jade, bosques Costa Rica / textos por Marlin Calvo Mora, Leidy Bonilla Vargas, Julio Sánchez Pérez.
ContributionsBonilla Vargas, Leidy., Sánchez Pérez, Julio., Museo Nacional de Costa Rica., Trust for Museum Exhibitions.
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LC ClassificationsF1545.3.A7 C35 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination107 p. :
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL585607M
ISBN 100295975164
LC Control Number96175557
OCLC/WorldCa34335711

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