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Peacocks and pagodas

Edmonds, Paul.

Peacocks and pagodas

by Edmonds, Paul.

  • 10 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by E. P. Dutton & company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burma -- Description and travel.,
  • Burma -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul Edmonds ; with a frontispiece and forty-four illustrations.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 282 p. :
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14306157M

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