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The legend of Lao Tzu and the Tao te ching

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Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Laozi

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Edition Notes

LC ClassificationsBL1930 .D46 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3413557M
ISBN 101416912061
LC Control Number2005029695

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