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Vanishing Japan Traditions, Crafts, & Culture by Elizabeth Kiritani

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Published by Tuttle Publishing .
Written in English


  • Customs & folklore,
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • Arts And Crafts,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Travel,
  • Japan,
  • Asia - Japan

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsItsuo Kiritani (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7930736M
ISBN 10080481967X
ISBN 109780804819671

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