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Published by New York Public Library in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Palaces -- China.,
  • Yuan Ming Yuan (Beijing, China) -- In art.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesBiblion. Vol. 1, no. 2.
StatementAntoine Durand & Regine Thiriez.
ContributionsThiriez, Régine., New York Public Library.
The Physical Object
PaginationP. 81-[107] :
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18525207M

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