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More strange tales from China

Pu Songling

More strange tales from China

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Published by Graham Brash in Singapore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, Chinese

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBu Songling ; translated by Herbert A. Giles.
    ContributionsGiles, Herbert Allen, 1845-1935.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination173 p. ;
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22930559M
    ISBN 109971490242
    OCLC/WorldCa23351076

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