A guide to Japanese flower arrangement by Norman J. Sparnon

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Published by Shufunotomo Co. in [Tokyo] .

Written in English

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  • Flower arrangement, Japanese.

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Statement[by] Norman Sparnon.
LC ClassificationsSB450 .S649
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p.
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5768791M
LC Control Number71446641

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