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Porcelain pagodas and palaces of jade

A. E. Grantham

Porcelain pagodas and palaces of jade

musings of an old collector

by A. E. Grantham

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art objects, Chinese.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A.E. Grantham.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 210 p., [26] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14701946M

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