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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English



  • Japan,
  • Arita-machi.


  • Porcelain, Japanese -- Japan -- Arita-machi,
  • Porcelain, Japanese -- Edo period, 1600-1868

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [145]-149) and index.

StatementOliver Impey.
SeriesOxford Oriental monographs, Oxford Oriental monographs (Unnumbered)
LC ClassificationsNK4568.A75 I47 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 156 p., 64 p. of plates :
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL801383M
ISBN 100198263708
LC Control Number95037747

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