Japan And E Asia from Bernett Penka Rare Books LLC

cover of Ishimoto-Tei Zufu [Illustrated Catalogue of Architect Ishimoto's Own House, Tokyo Gotanda]

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Tokyo: Kokusai Kenchiku Kyokai, 1939. Small quarto (25.5 x 19 cm). Original wrappers with metallic printing to front cover, unpaginated (20 pp). Some slight rubbing and toning to cover, minor area of loss to lower left corner of front cover near spine, overall very good condition. A small booklet illustrated with photographs of architect Kikuji Ishimoto's own home in… Read more
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$1,500.00
cover of Shin Roshia gakan [A new view of Russia]. Siluet novoi Rossii (Russian title)

Shin Roshia gakan [A new view of Russia]. Siluet novoi Rossii (Russian title)

by Oze (Ose), Keishi and Kōshirō Onchi, designer

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$1,500.00

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Tokio: Arusu (ARS), Shôwa 5 [1930]. Octavo (19.4 × 17.7 cm). Publisher's pictorial wrappers, in the original constructivist photo-illustrated card slipcase, both by Kōshirō Onchi; title, three leaves of plates, 3, [1], 155, [5] pp. Profusely illustrated from photographs, both in the text and full-page. Some wear and rubbing to slipcase and edges of boards, including spine extremities; owner… Read more
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$1,500.00
cover of V TRE - Vaseline sTREet Fluxus Newspaper, No. 8 (May 1966)

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Issue no. 8 of the Fluxus newspaper, 4 pp., folded twice, edited by George Maciunas, the front cover with a background image of cobblestones announcing a "street cleaning event" with the Hi-Red Center Japanese art collective at Grand Army Plaza, the second page announcing a hotel event, also with Hi-Red Center, at the Waldorf Astoria with the instruction to… Read more
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$750.00
cover of Shikisai shogyo zuan-shu [Commercial design in color]

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84 total leaves including 80 numbered full-colored plates, each plate with multiple Art Deco-style commercial images on various themes including travel, liquor, coffe, tea ceremony, dancing, music, furniture and interior design, bicycles, fashion, makeup and perfume, hygiene, smoking, food, transportation, sports, animals, and plants. Some minor scattered toning and foxing throughout, title page with some soiling and foxing. Small… Read more
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cover of Rezchik iz Siuzendzhi [The chiseller from Siuzenji]. Translated from the Japanese by S. Ikonnikov

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First edition thus. Paperback. Paris: 1928. Octavo (23 cm). Original decorative yellow card wrappers (unattributed); 44 pp. With one black-and-white photograph depicting a scene in the play's first performance. Wrappers slightly dust-soiled; small chips along overlapping edges; text very good. First and only Russian translation of this play by Japanese writer Kido Okamoto (1872-1939). The volume is dedicated to… Read more
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$250.00
cover of Gyokei kinen Karafuto takushoku shashincho (Commemoration of the imperial visit: a photograph album of the colonization of Karafuto)

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Printed photograph album commemorating the visit of the Crown Prince to the Karafuto prefecture in the summer of 1925, with preface by Okishima Kamazo and edited by Fujii Shoji, consisting of 20 plates with 73 black and white photographs tracing the Crown Prince's trip including visits to schools, agricultural research stations, naval bases, goverment offices, and mines, as well… Read more
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$2,000.00
cover of Tōkyō kangyō hakurankai jimu hōkoku jōkan [Tokyo Industrial Exposition Report, Vol. 1]

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331 pp. volume representing the first part of a two-part govermental report on the 1907 Tokyo Industrial Exposition, covering the overall operations and organization of the exposition including maps and plans for the arrangement of the pavilions within Ueno Park, and interior plans describing the use of the pavilions and displays within. Profusely illustrated throughout with black and white… Read more
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$2,250.00
cover of Shika-shu Jintai-Shoka

Shika-shu Jintai-Shoka

by Onchi, Koshiro, & Katsuji Fukuda

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$2,250.00

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42 pp. compendium of poems by noted figures including Koshiro Onchi, who also designed the book and its layout, accompanied by 8 reproductions of photographs by the noted avant-garde photographer Katsuji Fukuda (1899-1991) mostly showing images of the female nude. 4to. Stiff printed and illustrated wrpps., sl. shaken. Tokyo (Fugaku Honsha) 1947. A rare and important work and a… Read more
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cover of Choshunkaku Kansho. (Catalogue of the Kawasaki Collection)

Choshunkaku Kansho. (Catalogue of the Kawasaki Collection)

by Kawasaki, Shozo, & Yoshitaro Kawasaki (editors)

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$5,500.00

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6 vols., with approx. 390 superb plates (30 in color, the others in photogravure on fine paper) accompanied by interleaved commentary on the objects, documenting the major collection of mostly Japanese, with some Chinese, art including paintings, lacquerwork, sculpture, ceramics, etc. Large folio. Silk-covered boards, elaborately tie-bound in the Japanese manner, each volume housed in chitsu case (most cases… Read more
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cover of Masterpieces Selected from the Ukiyoye School. With Brief History of the Development of the School, Biographical Sketches of the Artists, and Some Critical Descriptions

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5 volume study and presentation (in English) of the history of Ukiyoye painting and woodblock printmaking, defined in the preface as genre pictures and popular works depicting manners and customs of the time as opposed to classical works, including an altogether 211 pp. text distributed throughout the volumes, 156 fine text illustrations, mostly from line drawings, and 170 superb… Read more
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$6,500.00
cover of Nogaku Komenshu. Onshi Kyoto Hakubutsukan Tokubetsu Tenkan

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Unpaginated (6) pp. title and introductory matter, including list of exhibited works, accompanying 57 plates (3 in superb color) showing excellent photographs of dramatic Noh masks, most from the collections of private individuals (mainly patriarchs of Noh acting families) and a few held by National museums. Folio. Paper-covered boards, tie-bound, covers sl. rubbed, housed in later cloth case (worn).… Read more
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$575.00
cover of Seventh World Education Conference, Tokyo 1937: Photograph Album

Seventh World Education Conference, Tokyo 1937: Photograph Album

by Fujihara, Ginjiro (introduction)

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$600.00

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Unpaginated (29 leaves) album including introductory text on the conference and promoting and explaining the planned-for International Exposition scheduled to be held in Tokyo in 1940, printed list of contents, and 31 mounted original photographs (most approx. 4 1/2" x 6") showing international delegates (both Asian and Caucasian) to the conference, meetings in progress, cultural performances, buildings where the… Read more
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cover of Noh" Masks Treasured in the Kwanze Family. Japanese title: Kanzeke Denrai Nomenshu

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89, 13 pp. text (in Japanese with English summary) and descriptions, 100 plates showing a fine collection of masks as used in Noh plays. Sm. 4to. Cloth, d.j. (chipped). Kyoto (Hinoki) 1954.
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cover of Kosetsusai Zohin Tenkan Zuroku

Kosetsusai Zohin Tenkan Zuroku

by Tokyo. Tokyo Bijutsu Kurabu; and: Osaka. Osaka Bijutsu Kurabu

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$475.00

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Unpaginated auction catalogue, edited by Gyoho Naito and Sukeharu Ario, of some 250 works of traditional Japanese art and craftsmanship, including paintings, sculpture, furniture, ceramics, calligraphy, decorative objects, and other items, from the fine collection put together by Baron Denzaburo Fujita in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, each item described in detail, all items shown on plates… Read more
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$475.00