Kyoto and Nara
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Kyoto and Nara where the Japanese heart goes alive everywhere : poems by Hikosaku Yanagishima

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Published by Ranshobo Co. in Kyoto .
Written in English


  • Poetry of places -- Japan.

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Statementby Hikosaku Yanagishima ; illustrations by Sosei Kudzunishi.
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14137002M

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