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Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia: Volume 5: The Arts John Julius Norwich

Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia: Volume 5: The Arts

John Julius Norwich

Published November 15th 1990
ISBN : 9780198691372
Hardcover
512 pages
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The most visually appealing of all eight volumes of the Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia, this extensively illustrated volume offers a wealth of color photographs and drawings to match the exceptional breadth of its subject. With over 3,000 entries,MoreThe most visually appealing of all eight volumes of the Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia, this extensively illustrated volume offers a wealth of color photographs and drawings to match the exceptional breadth of its subject. With over 3,000 entries, it covers art, architecture, dance, decorative art, music, musical instruments, theatre, and literature from pre-history to the present. Including art from every continent, familiar and unfamiliar masterpieces, and descriptions of the worlds greatest literary, artistic, and musical figures--ranging from Aeschylus to Louis Armstrong and Fred Astaire to Diane Arbus--this extensive reference is an indispensable introduction to the engaging world of the arts.