The travels of an alchemist the journey of the Taoist, Chʼang-chʼun, from China to the Hindukush at the summons of Chingiz Khan, recorded by his disciple, Li Chih-chʻang. by Zhichang Li

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Published by Routledge & sons, ltd. in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Qiu, Changchun, -- 1148-1227,
  • Mongolia -- Description and travel,
  • Asia, Central -- Description and travel,
  • China -- Description and travel

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StatementTranslated, with an introduction, by Arthur Waley.
SeriesBroadway travellers, edited by Sir E. Denison Ross and Eileen Power
ContributionsWaley, Arthur, ed. and tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS707 .L5
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 166 p.
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24113051M
LC Control Number31031754

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