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6 edition of Contemporary Chinese fables. found in the catalog.

Contemporary Chinese fables.

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Published by Panda Books in Beijing, China .
Written in English


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PRIORITY 3.

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LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination177 p. ;
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1325305M
ISBN 107507100464, 0835120708
LC Control Number92203128


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