Japanese holiday picture tales by Chiyono Sugimoto Kiyooka

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Published by F.A. Stokes in New York .

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Statementby Chiyono Sugimoto; illustrated by Tekisui Ishii.
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.K66 Jap
The Physical Object
Pagination161 p.
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6295325M
LC Control Number33027413

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