Japanese paper-making. by Kiyofusa Narita

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Published by Hokuseido Press; [on label: distributed by P. D. and Ione Perkins, South Pasadena, Calif. in Tokyo .

Written in English

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  • Paper-making and trade -- Japan.

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LC ClassificationsTS1095.J3 N3
The Physical Object
Pagination60 p.
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6183286M
LC Control Number55021910

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