Selected Jokes from Past Chinese Dynasties, Vol. 2 by Cheng Qinghua

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ContributionsMiao Yintang (Illustrator), Ruidan Hua (Translator)
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Number of Pages377
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Open LibraryOL9068183M
ISBN 107800522059
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