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English proverbs in Japanese clothing

Peter Milward

English proverbs in Japanese clothing

by Peter Milward

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Published by Hokuseido Press in [Tokyo] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Proverbs, English.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Milward ; edited with notes by Nobuo Takayama.
    ContributionsTakayama, Nobuo., Milward, Peter. donor., Milward, Peter. former owner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination84 p. :
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20914274M

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