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Published by Columbia University Press in New York, Guildford .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementCao Yu ; translated by Leslie Nai-kwai Lo with Don Cohn and Michelle Vosper.
SeriesUNESCO collection of representative works
ContributionsLo, leslie Nai-kwai., Cohn, Don., Vosper, Michelle.
The Physical Object
Pagination181p.,(8)p. of plates :
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22185492M
ISBN 100231056567

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