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The old capital

Kawabata, Yasunari

The old capital

by Kawabata, Yasunari

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Published by Tuttle in Tokyo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Yasunari Kawabata ; translated by J. Martin Holman.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20326878M
ISBN 100804815577
OCLC/WorldCa23723716

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