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Old tales of China a book to better understanding of China"s stage, cinema, arts, and crafts by Li, Nianpei.

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Published by Commercial Press in Hong Kong .
Written in English



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Title in Chinese on t.p. verso: Zhongguo chuan tong gu shi.

Other titlesZhongguo chuan tong gu shi.
Statementwritten by Li Nianpei ; illustrated by Pang Xiquan, Sun Yizeng, Li Binsheng.
ContributionsPang, Xiquan., Sun, Yizeng., Li, Binsheng.
LC ClassificationsGR335 .L4745 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination2, 4, 206 p. :
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3530200M
ISBN 109620710266
LC Control Number82116913

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