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Tea in the East by Carole Manchester

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Published by Hearst in New York .
Written in English



  • Asia.


  • Tea -- Asia.,
  • Tea -- History.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 141) and index.

StatementCarole Manchester ; photographs by Walter Smalling, Jr.
LC ClassificationsGT2907.A78 M35 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 156 p. :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL810957M
ISBN 10068813243X
LC Control Number95047841

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