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Through the floating world

Through the floating world

architectural impressions of Japan

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Published by AA Asia in [Singapore] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Tan Kok Meng.
SeriesAA Asia monograph ;, 2
ContributionsTan, Kok Meng.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2000/00273 (N)
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL500273M
ISBN 109810412150
LC Control Number98474073
OCLC/WorldCa43791971

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