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A barbarian in Asia

Henri Michaux

A barbarian in Asia

by Henri Michaux

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Published by New Directions in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia,
  • East Asia
    • Subjects:
    • National characteristics.,
    • Asia -- Description and travel.,
    • East Asia -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEnglish translation by Sylvia Beach.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS9 .M443
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 185 p.
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6049077M
      LC Control Number49008940
      OCLC/WorldCa407535

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