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The traditional arts of Japan

a complete illustrated guide

by H. Batterson Boger

  • 219 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art, Japanese -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 339-340.

    Statement[by] H. Batterson Boger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7350 .B57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination351 p.
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5910282M
    LC Control Number64011726
    OCLC/WorldCa1269318


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