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Chinese jade of five centuries

Joan M. Hartman

Chinese jade of five centuries

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Published by C. E. Tuttle Co. in Rutland, Vt .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Jade art objects -- China

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 165-167.

      Statement[by] Joan M. Hartman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK5750 .H34
      The Physical Object
      Pagination172 p.
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5680801M
      LC Control Number69012077

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