The main visually beautiful of all 8 volumes of the Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia, this largely illustrated quantity deals a wealth of colour pictures and drawings to compare the outstanding breadth of its topic. With over 3,000 entries, it covers artwork, structure, dance, ornamental paintings, tune, musical tools, theatre, and literature from pre-history to the current. together with paintings from each continent, favourite and strange masterpieces, and outlines of the world's maximum literary, inventive, and musical figures--ranging from Aeschylus to Louis Armstrong and Fred Astaire to Diane Arbus--this huge reference is an imperative creation to the enticing global of the humanities.
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