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Recollections of an old China hand
|Statement||by Peter Holzberger.|
|LC Classifications||HC282.5.H64 A3 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||233 p. :|
|Number of Pages||233|
|LC Control Number||86135690|
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