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The arts of China. by Sullivan, Michael

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • Art, Chinese.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsN7340 .S92 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, geneol. table ; 25 cm.
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5431594M
ISBN 100520024966, 0520025482
LC Control Number73078421

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