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Ishikawa Takuboku by Yukihito Hijiya

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Published by Twayne Publishers in Boston .
Written in English


  • Ishikawa, Takuboku, 1885-1912,
  • Authors, Japanese -- 20th century -- Biography

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Edition Notes

Statementby Yukihito Hijiya.
SeriesTwayne"s world authors series ; TWAS 539 : Japan
LC ClassificationsPL809.S5 Z656
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4737564M
ISBN 100805763813
LC Control Number78027748

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