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7 edition of Stories from Old China found in the catalog.

Stories from Old China

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Published by Garrard Pub. Co. in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- China.,
    • Folklore -- China.

    • About the Edition

      Twenty episodes which preserve and illustrate the folklore of ancient China.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Edward W. Dolch and Marguerite P. Dolch. Illustrated by Seong Moy.
      SeriesFolklore of the world
      ContributionsDolch, Marguerite P. 1891- joint author., Moy, Seong, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.D715 Svg
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 166 p.
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5884077M
      LC Control Number63015960

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