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Japan, art and civilization.

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Japan, art and civilization.

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Published by Henry Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art -- Japan -- History,
  • Japan -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 489-491.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination504 p.
    Number of Pages504
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23234012M


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