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Japanese Woodblock Printing

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English


  • Crafts & Hobbies,
  • Hobbies/Crafts,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Asian,
  • Techniques - Printmaking,
  • Printmaking

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8161680M
ISBN 100824825535
ISBN 109780824825539

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