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Folk tales of the West Lake

Wang, Hui-ming.

Folk tales of the West Lake

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Published by Foreign Languages Press, Distributed by Guoji Shudian (China Publications Centre) in Beijing, China .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • West Lake.
    • Subjects:
    • Chinese fiction -- Translations into English.,
    • Tales -- China -- West Lake.

    • Edition Notes

      Adaptation of: Hsi-hu min chien ku shih.

      Other titlesHsi-hu min chien ku shih.
      Statementadapted by Wang Hui-Ming ; [illustrated by Ye Yuzhong].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPL2658.E8 W34 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination73 p. :
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3198220M
      LC Control Number83101851

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