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Go game for beginners. by Haruko Kambayashi

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Published by Japan Publications Trading Co. in Rutland, Vt.] .
Written in English


  • Go (Game)

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Edition Notes

Statement[Translated by Masatsugu Tsuzawa and Donald C. Mann.
LC ClassificationsGV1469.G7 K313
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p.
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5905431M
LC Control Number64004046

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