China : the long-lived empire
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Published by Century in New York .
Written in English


  • China -- Description and travel

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Statementby Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 466 p. :
Number of Pages466
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17434207M

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