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Practical Introduction to the Study of Japanese Writing

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Practical Introduction to the Study of Japanese Writing

by CHAMBERLAIN, Basil Hall

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  • hardcover
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London:: Sampson Low, Marston, & Co.,. Very Good. 1899. Hardcover. First edition. Quarto, rebound into sturdy burgundy buckram, black label with gilt lettering on the spine. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper, brief notation on verso of front free endpaper, occasional foxing on endpages and title page, else very good. Binding is solid. ; 482 pages .

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Bookseller
Grendel Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
71755
Title
Practical Introduction to the Study of Japanese Writing
Author
CHAMBERLAIN, Basil Hall
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Sampson Low, Marston, & Co.,
Place of Publication
London:
Date Published
1899
Keywords
LANGUAGE, JAPAN

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buckram
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gilt
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