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Anjiro an historical romance dealing with the introduction of Christianity into Japan in the sixteenth century by Meares, Devenish Mrs.

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Published by Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts in London .
Written in English


  • Missions -- Japan.,
  • Christianity -- Japan.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Mrs Devenish Meares (Miss Florence Moore).
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 107p., [16] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages107
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18543212M

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