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Through China"s wall

Graham Peck

Through China"s wall

by Graham Peck

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      The plates (portrait drawings) are preceded by half-title, not included in paging.

      Statementby Graham Peck, with illustrations by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS710 .P35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 p. l., 371 p.
      Number of Pages371
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6407538M
      LC Control Number40027174
      OCLC/WorldCa1517438

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