3 edition of Here is Japan. found in the catalog.
Here is Japan.
Asahi Broadcasting Corporation.
in Distributed by Pan American Airways, Tokyo
Written in English
|LC Classifications||MLCS 81/0832|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||204, 206 p. ill.,  fold. leaves of plates. 18 cm.|
|Number of Pages||206|
|LC Control Number||80138192|
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