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A Chinese Wonder Book by Norman Hinsdale Pitman

[Illustration: (Front cover image)]

[Illustration: "SNAKE'S BLOOD MIXED WITH POWDERED DEER-HORN."]

A CHINESE WONDER BOOK

BY

NORMAN HINSDALE PITMAN

ILLUSTRATED BY LI CHU-T'ANG

[Illustration: Colophon]

NEW YORK E. P. DUTTON & CO. 681 FIFTH AVENUE

COPYRIGHT, 1919 By E. P. DUTTON & COMPANY

_All rights reserved_

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Printed in the United States of America

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PAGE

The Golden Beetle or Why the Dog Hates the Cat 1

The Great Bell 21

The Strange Tale of Doctor Dog 39

How Footbinding Started 52

The Talking Fish 68

Bamboo and the Turtle 88

The Mad Goose and the Tiger Forest 104

The Nodding Tiger 120

The Princess Kwan-Yin 134

The Two Jugglers 147

The Phantom Vessel 160

The Wooden Tablet 172

The Golden Nugget 187

The Man Who Would Not Scold 193

Lu-San, Daughter of Heaven 206

ILLUSTRATIONS

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