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9 edition of Modern Japanese woodblock prints found in the catalog.

Modern Japanese woodblock prints

the early years

by Helen Merritt

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Published by University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Color prints, Japanese -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-312) and index.

    StatementHelen Merritt.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNE1323 .M47 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 324 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2205882M
    ISBN 10082481200X
    LC Control Number89027923
    OCLC/WorldCa20491097

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