Autobiography ; and, Across the Desert of Gobi
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Published by M. Eccles in Madison, Wis. (2 North Roby Rd., Madison 53705) .
Written in English



  • China,
  • United States


  • Williams, Mark, 1834-1920.,
  • Williams family.,
  • Missionaries -- China -- Biography.,
  • Missionaries -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMark Williams.
ContributionsEccles, Mark., Williams, Mark, 1834-1920.
LC ClassificationsBV3427.W53 A32 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 318 p. :
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3796234M
LC Control Number81086646

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