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4 edition of Five-foot-way traders = found in the catalog.

Five-foot-way traders =

Five-foot-way traders =

Wu chiao chi hsing yeh.

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Published by Archives & Oral History Dept., Singapore News & Publications in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore
    • Subjects:
    • Peddlers and peddling -- Singapore -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions,
    • Chinese -- Economic aspects -- Singapore -- Pictorial works -- Exhibitions

    • Edition Notes

      English and Chinese.

      ContributionsSingapore. Archives & Oral History Dept.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHF5459.S55 F58 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination104 p. :
      Number of Pages104
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2365108M
      ISBN 109971872056
      LC Control Number86940810

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