Folk tales of the West Lake

by Wang, Hui-ming.

Publisher: Foreign Languages Press, Publisher: Distributed by Guoji Shudian (China Publications Centre) in Beijing, China

Written in English
Published: Pages: 73 Downloads: 873
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    • 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].
      LC ClassificationsPL2658.E8 W34 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination73 p. :
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3198220M
      LC Control Number83101851

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