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Chinese household furniture

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English



  • China.


  • Furniture -- China.

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Edition Notes

Statementfrom examples selected and measured by Caroline F. Bieber and Beatrice M. Kates. Text by George N. Kates; photos. by Hedda Hammer Morrison.
ContributionsBieber, Caroline Frances., Morrison, Hedda.
LC ClassificationsNK2668 .K3
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 125 p.
Number of Pages125
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6030329M
LC Control Number48006567

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