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Behind the great wall of China

photographs from 1870 to the present.

by Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

  • 238 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Distributed by New York Graphic Society in Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited by Cornell Capa. With an introd. by Weston J. Naef.
      ContributionsCapa, Cornell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS709 .N56
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5300510M
      ISBN 100870991205
      LC Control Number72081646


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