A British artist in Meiji Japan by East, Alfred Sir

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StatementSir Alfred East ; edited and introduced by Sir Hugh Cortazzi.
ContributionsCortazzi, Hugh., Japan Society (London, England)
LC ClassificationsN6797.E148 A2 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p. :
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1312205M
ISBN 101873047053
LC Control Number92183301

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