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Musashi Book III: The way of the sword by Eiji Yoshikawa

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Published by Pocket Books in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Eiji Yoshikawa ; translatedfrom the Japanese by Charles S. Terry ; foreword by Edwin O. Reischauer
ContributionsTerry, Charles S., Reischauer, Edwin O., Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 477 vol. 18
The Physical Object
Pagination329 p.
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24505585M
LC Control Number97815083

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