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The classical gardens of China

Hongxun Yang

The classical gardens of China

history and design techniques

by Hongxun Yang

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Published by Van Nostrand Reinhold in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardens, Chinese -- History.,
  • Gardens -- China -- History.,
  • Landscape gardening -- China -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementYang Hongxun ; translated by Wang Hui Min ; photographs by Wang Zheng Gui.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB457.55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128p.,(16)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21424331M
    ISBN 100442232098


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