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The Eight Immortals

T. C. Lai

The Eight Immortals

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Published by Swindon Book Co. in Kowloon, Hong Kong .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ba Xian (Taoist mythology)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. xi.

    Statementby T. C. Lai.
    ContributionsYueh, Bochuan., Lü, Ye, b. 798.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1923 .L35
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 90 p.
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5478708M
    LC Control Number73188825

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