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Published by Waverly Press, inc. in Baltimore .
Written in English


  • Painting, Chinese.,
  • Art -- Terminology.,
  • Chinese language -- Terms and phrases.,
  • Chinese language -- Dictionaries -- English.

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Bibliographical footnotes.

Other titlesTerms of Chinese painting.
Statementby Benjamin March ...
GenreTerms and phrases.
Series[American council of learned societies. Studies in Chinese and related civilizations,, no. 2]
LC ClassificationsND1040 .M3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 55, [1] p.
Number of Pages55
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6336122M
LC Control Number36009486

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