The Insider"s guide to Hongkong by Derek Maitland

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Published by Hunter Publishing in Edison, N.J .

Written in English

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Statementby Derek Maitland ; photographed by Nick Wheeler and Alain Evrard.
SeriesInsider"s guide series
ContributionsWheeler, Nik.
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. :
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22917479M
ISBN 100935161708

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