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I sailed with Chinese pirates

Aleko E. Lilius

I sailed with Chinese pirates

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Published by Oxford University Press in Hong Kong, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pirates.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London : Arrowsmith, 1930.

    StatementAleko E. Lilius.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS727 .L5 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p. :
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1468046M
    ISBN 100195852974
    LC Control Number93129046


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