The cave temples of Maichishan. by Sullivan, Michael

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Maiji Mountain Caves (China),
  • China,
  • Gansu Sheng.

Subjects:

  • Art, Buddhist -- China -- Gansu Sheng,
  • Sculpture -- China -- Gansu Sheng,
  • Maiji Mountain Caves (China)

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 59-63.

Book details

StatementPhotos. by Dominique Darbois. With an account of the 1958 expedition to Maichishan by Anil de Silva.
ContributionsSilva-Vigier, Anil de.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNB1043 .S77
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 77 p.
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5684151M
LC Control Number69015829

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