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Chinese art of writing

Jean François Billeter

Chinese art of writing

by Jean François Billeter

  • 214 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Skira/Rizzoli in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Calligraphy, Chinese.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean François Billeter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK3634.A2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination319p. ;
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22331208M
    ISBN 100847810542

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