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Forgotten tales of ancient China

Verne Dyson

Forgotten tales of ancient China

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Published by The Commercial press, limited in Shanghai .
Written in English

  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Legends -- China.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Verne Dyson.
      LC ClassificationsGR335 .D9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 384 p.
      Number of Pages384
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6729165M
      LC Control Number29013024

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