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Private Gardens: The Ancient Chinese Architecture Series by Cheng Liyao - Paperback - First American Edition - 1999 - from after-words bookstore and Biblio.com

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Private Gardens: The Ancient Chinese Architecture Series

by Cheng Liyao

Condition: Good/Good


New York, NY: Springer-Verlag Wien, 1999. 187pp. English. Original green cloth with gilt lettering/chinese calligraphy to cover. 16 x 11.5 x 1.3 inches. Previous published in Chinese by China Architecture & Building Press. Translated by Zhang Long. With 176 ills. (152 color, 2 foldout) and 95 reference ills. Pages are clean (no writing, underlining, or highlighting) but lightly age-toned. Binding is cracked but pages are secure. Unclipped pictorial DJ has some link-rubbing (mostly to corners). Shelfwear (nicking to head/heel of spine and lower right corner of front panel, light bumping to edges). Cardboard protective box is heavy dented at corners with some archival tape, pastedown is moderately rubbed, finger soiling. Nevertheless, still protects book quite nicely. This is not a remainder or ex-library. No previous owner markings. Nice reading copy of this scarce publication. . First American Edition. Box Set. Good/Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Oversized Hardcover.
  • Bookseller: after-words bookstore US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 054796
  • Title: Private Gardens: The Ancient Chinese Architecture Series
  • Author: Cheng Liyao
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 3211830073
  • ISBN 13: 9783211830079
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag Wien
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Date published: 1999
  • Keywords: Architecture Garden
  • Bookseller catalogs: Gardening; Architecture;
  • Subjects: ARCHITECTURE / General; GARDENING / General;
  • Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall


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