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Things seen in China

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Published by Seeley, Service & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. R. Chitty ; with many illustrations.
    ContributionsSouthorn, W. T. Sir, 1879-1957, former owner., Woolf, Bella Sidney, 1877-1960, inscriber., Library of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157, [1] p., [34] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16599801M

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