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3 edition of St. George and the Chinese dragon found in the catalog.

St. George and the Chinese dragon

by H. B. Vaughan

  • 86 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by C. A. Pearson, ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • China -- History -- 1900. [from old catalog]

  • Edition Notes

    Statementan account of the relief of the Pekin legations by an officer of the British contingent,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS771 .V36, Microfilm 19612 DS
    The Physical Object
    Pagination205, [1] p.
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23404068M
    LC Control Number03014286

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