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Chinese architecture

Xiao, Mo

Chinese architecture

by Xiao, Mo

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Published by Culture and Art Publishing House in Beijing .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      Presented to the Library on the occasion of its Bicentennial by the Embassy of the People"s Republic of China

      Statementwriter Xiao Mo ; translator Liang Faming.
      SeriesChinese culture and art series ;, 7, Zhongguo wen hua yi shu cong shu (Beijing, China)., 7.
      ContributionsLiang, Faming.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNX583.A1 Z46513 1999 vol. 7, NA1540 Z46513 1999 vol. 7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3, 208 p. :
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3543717M
      ISBN 107503918284
      LC Control Number2001532501

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