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Japan of sword and love

Joaquin Miller

Japan of sword and love

by Joaquin Miller

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Published in Tokyo : Kanao Bunyendo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Verse and prose.

Statementby Joaquin Miller and Yone Noguchi.
ContributionsNoguchi, Yoné, 1875-1947.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS2397 .J3
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 74 p. :
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6081525M
LC Control Number50040314
OCLC/WorldCa8985189

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