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Published by The Eastern press, ltd. in London .
Written in English


  • Japanese poetry.,
  • Orientalia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesKokinshiu.
Statementcomplete translation of the Kokinshiu by T. Wakameda, introduction by I. Kobayashi.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi p., 2 l., [3] 254 p.
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17780517M

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