Japanese gardens revisited. by Gisei Takakuwa

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Published by C. E. Tuttle Co. in Rutland, Vt .

Written in English

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  • Gardens, Japanese -- Japan.,
  • Gardens -- Japan.,
  • Gardens -- Pictorial works.,
  • Gardens, Japanese -- History.

Edition Notes

Translation of Zoku oniwa haiken.

Book details

StatementPhotos. by Kiichi Asano. Commentary by Gisei Takakuwa. English adaptation by Frank Davies & Hirokuni Kobatake.
ContributionsAsano, Kiichi, 1914-
LC ClassificationsSB466.J3 T25413 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 165 p.
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5306036M
ISBN 100804810470
LC Control Number72088930

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