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China in European maps

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Library.

China in European maps

a library special collection

by Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Library.

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Published by Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Library in Hong Kong .
Written in English

  • Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. -- Library -- Catalogs.,
  • China -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Catalogs.,
  • Asia -- Maps -- Early works to 1800 -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDi tu Zhongguo : tu shu guan te cang
    Statementcompiled and edited by Min-min Chang = Di tu Zhongguo : tu shu guan te cang / bian ji zhe Zhou Minmin.
    GenreMaps, Early works to 1800, Catalogs.
    ContributionsZhou, Min-min.
    LC ClassificationsG2305 .H66 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 203 p. :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19240656M
    ISBN 109628640399

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