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Outlines of Chinese symbolism and art motives an alphabetical compendium of antique legends and beliefs, as reflected in the manners and customs of the Chinese by C. A. S. Williams

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Published by C. E. Tuttle Co. in Rutland, Vt .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • China,
  • China.

Subjects:

  • Folklore -- China,
  • Symbolism in folklore -- China,
  • China -- Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby C. A. S. Williams.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR335 .W53 1974b
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 472 p., [3] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5440659M
ISBN 10080481127X
LC Control Number73090237

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