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Sacred calligraphy of the East

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Published by Shambhala, Distributed in the United States by Random House in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Calligraphy -- Asia,
    • Art and religion -- Asia,
    • Calligraphy -- Philosophy,
    • Calligraphy -- Technique

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Stevens.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK3632 .S74 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 206 p. :
      Number of Pages206
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2039337M
      ISBN 100877734585
      LC Control Number88015826


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