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Rectangular 4to. advent, Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute: 1. the kidnapping of Wen-chi; 2. Departure from China; three. Encmapment within the desolate tract; four. eager for domestic; five. Encampment by means of a circulation; 6. The Constellation of the Dipper; 7. live performance of the Steppe; eight. sunrise; nine. Writing domestic; 10. a toddler Is Born; eleven. gazing ducks Fly South; 12. Messangers Arrive; thirteen. the Farewell; 14. The go back trip starts; 15. The Nomad Husband Turns again; sixteen. the adventure keeps; 17. A chinese language urban in View; 18. Wen-chi Returns domestic with colour and b&w illustrated drawings from the Han Dynasty all through. creation, remark & translation of poems through Robert A. Rorex and Wen Fong. First version, 1974. Gold fabric with pink and black lettering to entrance board, and purple and black lettering to backbone.

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