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A residence among the Chinese

inland, on the coast, and at sea ; Being a narrative of scenes and adventures during a third visit to China, from 1853 to 1856 ...

by Robert Fortune

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Published by John Murray in London .
Written in English

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  • Description and travel

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    Statementby Robert Fortune
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, [1], 440 p. :
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26357162M
    OCLC/WorldCa610281631

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