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Waifs and strays from the Far East

being a series of disconnected essays on matters relating to China.

by Frederic Henry Balfour

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Published by Trübner in London .
Written in English

  • National characteristics, Chinese,
  • China

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Frederic Henry Balfour.
    LC ClassificationsDS736 .B19
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 p.
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23357896M
    LC Control Number05003535

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