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Japanese proverbs by Fujii, Otoo

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Published by Board of Tourist Industry, Japanese Government Railways in [Tokyo] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Proverbs, Japanese.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Otoo Huzii, D. Litt. (Illustrated by Senpan Maekawa)
SeriesTourist library:, 33
ContributionsJapan. Kokusai Kankōkyoku.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6519.J3 F8
The Physical Object
Pagination111, [1] p.
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6414697M
LC Control Number41004066
OCLC/WorldCa2858757

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