2 edition of To China and back found in the catalog.
To China and back
Maurice H. McDowell
|Statement||compiled by Maurice H. McDowell.|
|LC Classifications||CS71.H467865 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 169 p. :|
|Number of Pages||169|
|LC Control Number||99170254|
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