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Imperial China

Charis Chan

Imperial China

by Charis Chan

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Published by Viking in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p156-157. - Includes index.

StatementCharis Chan.
SeriesArchitectural guides for travellers
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,164p. :
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15102143M
ISBN 10067082643X

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