Chinese art ivory by Barry Caulfield Eastham

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Published by J.E. Paradissis in Tientsin, China .

Written in English

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Places:

  • China,
  • China.

Subjects:

  • Ivories.,
  • Art objects, Chinese.,
  • Ivories -- China.,
  • China -- Antiquities.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Barry C. Eastham.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNK5983 .E3
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 86 p.
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6422617M
LC Control Number41019872
OCLC/WorldCa3222195

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