Porcelain of ancient China
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Porcelain of ancient China by Xiaolong Xu

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Published by China Intercontinental Press in [Beijing] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Chinese Porcelain

Book details:

Edition Notes

Colophon in Chinese.

Statementcompiled by Xu Xiaolong ; translated by Shao Da
SeriesChina"s national treasures
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK4565 .X7813 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination147 p. :
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25062194M
ISBN 109787508519463
LC Control Number2011369955
OCLC/WorldCa729584721

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