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Seicho-no-ie, Truth of Life. A supradenominational truth movement [two issues: Sept. and Oct. 1991)
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Seicho-no-ie, Truth of Life. A supradenominational truth movement [two issues: Sept. and Oct. 1991)

By Taniguchi, Masaharu, et al.

Gardena, CA: Seicho-no-ie North America Missionary Headquarters, 1991. Two issues of the staplebound digest magazine, 31 pages per issue, very good. Seichi-no-Ie, "The House of Growth," is a syncretic post-war religious movement in Japan.

$17.00

The social status of Japanese women
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The social status of Japanese women

By Yamada, Waka

Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai, 1937. [20p.], slender booklet, second edition, ex-library with card pocket and the usual markings; a reading copy only. Yamada was kidnapped and sent from Japan to Seattle to become a prostitute in 1897. After escape and conversion to Christianity in San Francisco, she became a well-known women's rights activist. She was invited to meet Eleanor Roosevelt in the same year this booklet was published.

$18.00

On the intrinsic nature of N. S. Khrushchov\'s peaceful co-existence line. Reprint of an article by Observer in Akahata, organ of the Communist Party of Japan, Nov. 22, 1964
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On the intrinsic nature of N. S. Khrushchov's peaceful co-existence line. Reprint of an article by Observer in Akahata, organ of the Communist Party of Japan, Nov. 22, 1964

Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1965. 52 p., staplebound pamphlet, very good. Issued in the context of the Sino-Soviet split.

$12.00

Passport Magazine: go first class; vol. 2, #9, June 2002; Miami, Tokyo, Norway, Amsterda, International Pride Guide
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Passport Magazine: go first class; vol. 2, #9, June 2002; Miami, Tokyo, Norway, Amsterda, International Pride Guide

By Ide, Reed, editor, Miguel Banon, Stephanie Blackwood, Ezequiel de la Rosa, et al.

San Francisco: Q Communications, 2002. Magazine. 88p., 8.5x11 inches, travel stories, news, events, photos, reviews, ads, very good LGBTQ travel magazine in pictorial wraps.

$15.00

British Far Eastern Policy
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British Far Eastern Policy

London: The Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1939. Pamphlet. v, 53p., stapled wraps, 6 x 9 inches, one map, staples rusted, slightly musty else good condition. Information Department Papers No. 24. Mostly focuses on British foreign policy towards Japan.

$25.00

Prince Ito, the man and statesman. A brief history of his life
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Prince Ito, the man and statesman. A brief history of his life

By Nakamura, Kaju

New York: Japanese-American Commercial Weekly and Anraku Publishing Co, 1910. xvi, 114 pages, hardcover, front cover has a stain. Inscribed by the author inside the rear cover.

$17.00

Kyushu discovery
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Kyushu discovery

By Ono, Shoji

Fukuoka: Fukuoka Tourism Association, 1969. 144p., paperback, very good. Illustrated travel guide. Undated, but OCLC attributes to 1969.

$17.00

The Trilateral Commission; A Private North American-European-Japanese Initiative on Matters of Common Concern
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The Trilateral Commission; A Private North American-European-Japanese Initiative on Matters of Common Concern

New York: The Trilateral Commission, 1989. 6.5x9.5 inches, Information packet comprising: 1p. Organization and Policy Program, 1p. Leadership, 12p. Trilateral Commission Task Forces report list (27 listed and described), 14p. list of European, North American and Japanese members (as of May 8, 1989). All are enclosed in a stiff grey pocket folder, a bit bumped at corners and along top edge, else very good. PR packet published by the Trilaterial Commission about their work and membership.

$18.00

On poetry
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On poetry

By Hearn, Lafcadio

Tokyo: Hokuseido Press, 1941. 750, ix pages, hardcover, boards worn; third revised edition.

$15.00

Handbook for Japanese students who wish to study in the United States
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Handbook for Japanese students who wish to study in the United States

Tokyo: College Women's Club of Tokyo, 1955. 29p., slender booklet, very good. Advice about the nuts and bolts of arranging overseas study, followed by an overview of aspects of American life that might be unfamiliar.

$20.00

Give Me Water: Testimonies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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Give Me Water: Testimonies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

By Citizens Group to Convey Testimonies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Tokyo: Citizens Group to Convey Testimonies of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 1972. Paperback. 60p., pictorial wraps, photos, light shelfwear, else very good second printing, order form in english and japanese laid in.

$12.00

New Masses, vol. 15, no. 13.  June 25, 1935
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New Masses, vol. 15, no. 13. June 25, 1935

By Gold, Michael, Granville Hicks et al eds

New York: New Masses Inc, 1935. Magazine. 30p., wraps, front wrap with two large closed tears, minor foxing, paper browned, minor internal creasing, 9.5x12 inches. Headline article: Why Japan risks war. Two reports: New markets: Tokyo's lifeline. Famine in the countryside.

$18.00

Shiko to Yukihiko
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Shiko to Yukihiko

By Shiko Imamura; Yukihiko Yasuda

Yokohama: Yokohama Museum of Art, 1995. 204p., very good paperback; color illustrations. Text in Japanese.

$40.00

Japanese Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases
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Japanese Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases

By Okada Rokuo

Tokyo: Japan Travel Bureau, 1958. xii, 213p., very good hardcover in a worn dustjacket with edge chips on rear panel. The proverbs are given in English translation and in Romanized Japanese.

$17.00

Jan Compagnie in Japan, 1600-1850.  An essay on the cultural, artistic and scientific influend exercised by the Hollanders in Japan from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries.  Second revised edition
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Jan Compagnie in Japan, 1600-1850. An essay on the cultural, artistic and scientific influend exercised by the Hollanders in Japan from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. Second revised edition

By Boxer, C. R.

The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1950. Paperback. xii, 198p., wraps, minor foxing, one corner bumped else good condition, illustratins (17 plates with four in color).

$25.00

Voyage to Cathay, Tartary and the Gold- and Silver-Rich Islands East of Japan, 1643. The Journal of Cornelis Jansz.Coen Relating to the Voyage of Marten Gerritsz.Fries to the North and East of Japan. Original Dutch Text and English Translation, Edited, with an Introduction, Other Relevant Material and Documents, Notes, a Bibliography and a Geographical Index
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Voyage to Cathay, Tartary and the Gold- and Silver-Rich Islands East of Japan, 1643. The Journal of Cornelis Jansz.Coen Relating to the Voyage of Marten Gerritsz.Fries to the North and East of Japan. Original Dutch Text and English Translation, Edited, with an Introduction, Other Relevant Material and Documents, Notes, a Bibliography and a Geographical Index

By Robert, Willem C. H., editor and translator

Amsterdam: Philo Press, 1975. xvi, 294p. + appended facsimile map and sketches (of land masses as seen from sea) + publisher's ads. Hardbound in 9x6 inch dark blue cloth boards gilt and dust jacket. A pocket at back holds a large fold-out facsimile map printed b&w on thick coated paperstock; this folds out to 16x23 inches. Front cover bears a small neat bookseller's fiche based in Melbourne. Book, jacket and map are sound, clean, unmolested and really as-new. Contributions to a bibliography of Australia and the Pacific, supplement 4.

$60.00

Jusaburo Tsujimura
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Jusaburo Tsujimura

Kyoto, 1994. 119p., hardcover in dustjacket, very good but for old price label on rear cover. Color illustrations of the artist's elaborate dolls. Text mostly in Japanese.

$30.00

Sogen-ga: 12th-14th century Chinese painting as collected and appreciated in Japan
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Sogen-ga: 12th-14th century Chinese painting as collected and appreciated in Japan

By Cahill, James

Berkeley: University Art Museum, 1982. 51p., slender paperback, very good; catalog for an exhibition, with black and white photos.

$20.00

Eight Hundred Years of Japanese Printmaking From the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. James B. Austib.  Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, October 22, 1976-January 2, 1977
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Eight Hundred Years of Japanese Printmaking From the Collection of Dr. and Mrs. James B. Austib. Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, October 22, 1976-January 2, 1977

Pittsburgh: Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, 1976. Paperback. 126p., wraps, 8. 25 x 11.5 inches, chiefly illustrations, very good condition. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Carnegie Institute in 1976-77.

$12.00

The Path to Enlightenment: Buddhist Art Through the Ages
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The Path to Enlightenment: Buddhist Art Through the Ages

Singapore: Spink Singapore Pte Ltd, 1997. Paperback. 51p., wraps, 8.25 x 11.75 inches, chiefly illustrations, very good condition with price list laid in. Catalogue for a sale of Buddhist art from China, India, Southeast Asia, Japan, Tibet, Nepal, Mongolia, and Buriatia held at the Spink Singapore in 1997.

$35.00

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