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Create your own Japanese garden

Motomi Oguchi

Create your own Japanese garden

a practical guide

by Motomi Oguchi

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Kodansha USA in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Design,
  • Japanese Gardens

  • Edition Notes

    Previous edition: 2007.

    StatementMotomi Oguchi with Joseph Cali ; translated by Kay Yokota
    ContributionsCali, Joseph, author, Yokota, Kay, translator
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 pages
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27177255M
    ISBN 101568365446
    ISBN 109781568365442
    OCLC/WorldCa859384227

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