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Chinese fantastics. by Thomas Steep

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Published by Century in New York .
Written in English


  • China -- Description and travel,
  • China -- Social and economic

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 223 p. plate.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16630076M

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