Seven hundred Chinese proverbs
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Published by Stanford University Press, H. Milford, Oxford University Press in Stanford University, Calif, London .
Written in English


  • Proverbs, Chinese.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementtranslated by Henry H. Hart; foreword by Patrick Pichi Sun.
LC ClassificationsPN6519.C5 H3
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 83 p.
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6361051M
LC Control Number37031183

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