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Folk tales from China.

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Published by Foreign Language Press in Peking .
Written in English


  • Folklore -- China.

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Edition Notes

Nine tales.

The Physical Object
Pagination146 p.
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22961054M

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