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Published by Carroll Street Press, Distributed by Dai Sing Distributing in Sunnyvale, Calif, San Jose, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Kung fu

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Paul Eng.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1114.7 .E54 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1, 3-4 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2874342M
ISBN 100918869013, 0918869005
LC Control Number84071241

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