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Outlines of Chinese symbolism and art motives

C. A. S. Williams

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 Kelly and Walsh, limited in Shanghai .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- China.,
    • Symbolism.,
    • China -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementC. A. S. Williams.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR335 .W53 1932
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi, 468 [1] p.
      Number of Pages468
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6461930M
      LC Control Number43048442
      OCLC/WorldCa4022831


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