Peking. by Odile Cail

Cover of: Peking. | Odile Cail

Published by McKay in New York .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Cover title: Fodor"s Peking.

Book details

Other titlesFodor"s Peking.
StatementEugene Fodor, editor. Mary Jane Shields, associate editor. Peter Thomson, art sketches and plans. Illustrated ed. with map and city plans.
ContributionsFodor, Eugene, ed.
LC ClassificationsDS795.A4 C34
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 212 p.
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5296333M
LC Control Number72076242

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