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garden art of Japan. Translated by Richard L. Gage. by Masao Hayakawa

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Published by Weatherhill in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gardens, Japanese -- History,
  • Gardens -- Japan

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of Niwa.

SeriesHeibonsha survey of Japanese art, 28, Heibonsha survey of Japanese art -- v. 28
The Physical Object
Pagination173 p. illus. (some col.) ;
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19474331M

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