2 edition of civilization of Japan found in the catalog.
civilization of Japan
J. Ingram Bryan
Bibliography: p. 253.
|Statement||by J. Ingram Bryan.|
|Series||Home university library of modern knowledge [v. 134]|
|LC Classifications||DS821 .B7 1927|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 256 p.|
|Number of Pages||256|
|LC Control Number||27025317|
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