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roots of Japanese architecture

Yukio Futagawa

roots of Japanese architecture

a photographic quest

by Yukio Futagawa

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Published by Harper and Row in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith text and commentaries by Teiji Itoh ; and aforward by Isamu Noguchi.
ContributionsItō, Teiji, 1922-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20352602M

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