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art and architecture of China by L. C. S. Sickman

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Published by Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth] .
Written in English


  • Architecture -- China -- History,
  • Art -- China -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementLaurence Sickman, Alexander Soper.
SeriesPelican history of art -- PZ10
ContributionsSoper, Alexander Coburn, 1904-
LC ClassificationsN7340 S46 1971
The Physical Object
Number of Pages527
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18091800M

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