Tales from old Japanese dramas by Miyamori, Asataro

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s sons in New York .

Written in English

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  • Japanese drama.,
  • Theater -- Japan.

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Statementby Asataro Miyamoir ... rev. by Stanley Hughes ... with 44 illustrations.
ContributionsHughes, Stanley
LC ClassificationsPL887 M5
The Physical Object
Number of Pages403
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14044566M

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