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Selections from modern Japanese writers

A. L. Sadler

Selections from modern Japanese writers

by A. L. Sadler

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Published by Australasian medical publishing co. in Sydney .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese literature -- Translations into English.,
  • English literature -- Translations from Japanese.,
  • Japan -- Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. L. Sadler ...
    GenreTranslations into English.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 1
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22912188M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sadler, A.L. (Arthur Lindsay), b. Selections from modern Japanese writers. Sydney: Australasian Medical Pub. Co., Get this from a library. Selections from modern Japanese writers: English translation.

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