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5 edition of Style motif and design in Chinese art found in the catalog.

Style motif and design in Chinese art

by Michael Ridley

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Published by Blandford Press in Poole [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Decoration and ornament -- China.,
    • Symbolism in art -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Ridley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK1483.A1 R52 1977
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4600286M
      ISBN 100713725028
      LC Control Number77363182

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