1 edition of Japanese architecture found in the catalog.
1935 in Tokyo .
Written in English
|Series||Tourist library -- 7., Tourist library New ser -- 6.|
|Contributions||Japan. Kokusai Kankōkyoku, Nihon Kōtsū Kōsha|
|LC Classifications||NA1550 .K5|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||60011616|
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