ASIAN ART

PUBLISHER
MFA Publications

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 7.5 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / 70 color / 20 duotone.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Out of print

DISTRIBUTION
D.A.P. Exclusive
Catalog: SPRING 2001

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9780878466238 TRADE
List Price: $35.00 CDN $40.00

AVAILABILITY
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