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Two peacocks

ChК»i Liu

Two peacocks

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Published by Foreign Language Press in Peking .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of Liang zhi xiao kong que.

Statementwritten by Chen Wei and Peng Hua ; adapted by Liu Chi and others ; colour woodcuts by Chiang Tieh-feng, Chia Kuo-chung and Wan Chiang-lin.
ContributionsChen, Wei., Jiang, Tiefeng., Jia, Guozhong., Wan, Chʻiang-lin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.L7393 Tw
The Physical Object
Pagination[36] p. :
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4661395M
LC Control Number77551597


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