Through the Yang-tse gorges, or, Trade and travel in western China by Archibald John Little

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Published by Sampson Low in London .

Written in English

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  • China -- Description and travel,
  • Yangtze River (China)

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Statementby Archibald John Little.
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Paginationxxiv, 367p. :
Number of Pages367
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Open LibraryOL21194925M

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