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Collecting Japanese movie monsters by Dana Cain

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Published by Antique Trader Books in Norfolk, Va .
Written in English



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Edition Notes

Statementby Dana Cain.
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.M6 C34 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL399188M
ISBN 100930625552
LC Control Number98089044

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