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Other titlesThe Chinese book of change
Statementby John Blofeld; foreword by Lama Anagarika Govinda.
SeriesA Mandala book
ContributionsBlofeld, John Eaton Calthorpe, 1913-
LC ClassificationsPL2478 D3 1968, PL2478 D35 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination228 p. :
Number of Pages228
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Open LibraryOL22152350M
ISBN 10004181021X

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