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The Japanese fighting arts

John Goodbody

The Japanese fighting arts

by John Goodbody

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Published by A. S. Barnes in South Brunswick .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-defense.,
  • Hand-to-hand fighting, Oriental.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Goodbody. Photos, by Brendan Monks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1111 .G6 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 242 p.
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5681479M
    LC Control Number69012801

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