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image of Hiroshima and Nagasaki: the physical, medical, and social effects of the atomic bombings

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: the physical, medical, and social effects of the atomic bombings

by The Committee for the Compilationof Materials on Damage Caused by the Atomic Bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki translated by Eisei Ishiwaka & David L. Swain

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1981
ISBN
9780465029853
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$20.00

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New York: Basic Books, 1981. Hardcover. xiv, 706p., foreword, preface, introduction, appendix, postscript, bibliography, index, illustrated with figures, tables and b&w photos, very good first edition in boards and price-clipped dj. Massive, extensive report on the bombings of the Japanese cities.
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image of Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

by Yoshitoshi. John Stevenson, compiler, Donald Richie, intro

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1992
ISBN
9780295971704
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$30.00

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Hong Kong / Seattle: Blue Tiger Books / University of Washington Press, 1992. Second edition, following the 1983 first; 92p., hardbound, a huge folio measuring 14.5x10.5 inches, black boards titled red, in a glossy dust jacket. Color prints are reproduced full-page and face page-long commentary. The sole flaws we see are a lengthy ownership presentation in western calligraphy on… Read more
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image of Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

by Yoshitoshi. John Stevenson, compiler, Donald Richie, intro

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1992
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9780295971704
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Hong Kong / Seattle: Blue Tiger Books / University of Washington Press, 1992. Second edition, following the 1983 first; 92p., hardbound, a huge folio measuring 14.5x10.5 inches, black boards titled red, in a glossy dust jacket. Color prints are reproduced full-page and face page-long commentary. The sole flaws we see are a long shallow bump (about 3 inches) to… Read more
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image of Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

by Yoshitoshi. John Stevenson, compiler, Donald Richie, intro

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1992
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9780295971704
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Hong Kong / Seattle: Blue Tiger Books / University of Washington Press, 1992. Second edition, following the 1983 first; 92p., hardbound, a huge folio measuring 14.5x10.5 inches, black boards titled red, in a glossy dust jacket. Color prints are reproduced full-page and face page-long commentary. The book proper is a little scuffed, with some white streaks and faint abrasions… Read more
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image of Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

by Yoshitoshi. John Stevenson, compiler, Donald Richie, intro

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1992
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9780295971704
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$35.00

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Hong Kong / Seattle: Blue Tiger Books / University of Washington Press, 1992. Second edition, following the 1983 first; 92p., hardbound, a huge folio measuring 14.5x10.5 inches, black boards titled red, in a glossy dust jacket which has been supplied with a neatly-cut mylar sur-wrapper. Color prints are reproduced full-page and face page-long commentary. The sole flaw we see… Read more
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image of Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

Yoshitoshi's Thirty-Six Ghosts by John Stevenson, with an introduction by Donald Richie

by Yoshitoshi. John Stevenson, compiler, Donald Richie, intro

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1992
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9780295971704
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Hong Kong / Seattle: Blue Tiger Books / University of Washington Press, 1992. Second edition, following the 1983 first; 92p., hardbound, a huge folio measuring 14.5x10.5 inches, black boards titled red, in a glossy dust jacket. Color prints are reproduced full-page and face page-long commentary. The sole flaw we see is a faint small bump to head of casing… Read more
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image of Japan, the Ambiguous, and Myself: the Nobel Prize speech and other lectures

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Tokyo: Kodansha, 1995. Hardcover. 128p., four lectures, near-fine first edition, first printing stated in decorative boards and bright unclipped dj.
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$12.00
image of Beauty_Violence. Japanese prints by Yoshitoshi 1839-1892. Introduction by John Stevenson

Beauty & Violence. Japanese prints by Yoshitoshi 1839-1892. Introduction by John Stevenson

by van den Ing, Eric [and] Robert Schaap. John Stevenson, prefatory. Yoshitoshi, artwork

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1992
ISBN
9789070216047
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$40.00

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Netherlands: Society for Japanese Arts, 1992. Paperback. 162p., second printing, color and b&w presswork on coated alkaline paperstock, softbound in 11x11 inch decorated wraps. Covers mildly edgeworn with visible pressure-marks, back cover bears a three-inch corner-tip crease, find a neat ownership stamp on half-title else quite good throughout: sound, clean and otherwise unmarked.
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image of Yoshitoshi's One hundred aspects of the moon

Yoshitoshi's One hundred aspects of the moon

by Stevenson, John, text; Yoshitoshi, graphics

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2001
ISBN
9789074822428
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$75.00

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Leiden: Hotei Publishing, 2001. Hardcover. 272p., illustrated with fullpage plates and a series of vignette color reproductions, excellently printed on alkaline paperstock. A hardbound in 113.5x9 inch black boards (titled silverfoil) and dust jacket. Test includes a line map of Japan showing where Y set many of these visions. Has a very small bump to head (trivial, but gotta… Read more
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image of Beauty_Violence. Japanese prints by Yoshitoshi 1839-1892. Introduction by John Stevenson

Beauty & Violence. Japanese prints by Yoshitoshi 1839-1892. Introduction by John Stevenson

by van den Ing, Eric [and] Robert Schaap. John Stevenson, prefatory. Yoshitoshi, artwork

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1992
ISBN
9789070216047
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$50.00

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Netherlands: Society for Japanese Arts, 1992. Paperback. 162p., second printing, color and b&w presswork on coated alkaline paperstock, softbound in 11x11 inch decorated wraps. Covers very slightly edgeworn with visible pressure-marks, else very good throughout: sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Sengai The Zen Master; with editorial and prefatory notes by Eva van Hoboken, Sazo Idemitsu, Basil Gray and Herbert Read

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London: Faber and Faber, 1971. Hardcover. xviii, 191p., an exquisite production in very good shape, super-glossy paperstock, presswork by University Press Glasgow, illus. throughout. Hardbound, the Faber first edition cased into 10x7.5 inch cloth boards (a fine grey buckram) with spine label gilt on a red field and an nice dust jacket (clipped below publisher's price) that we have… Read more
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$60.00
image of Mavo. Japanese Artists and the Avant-Garde 1905-1931

Mavo. Japanese Artists and the Avant-Garde 1905-1931

by Weisenfeld, Gennifer

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Published
2002
ISBN
9780520223387
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$85.00

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. Hardcover. xi, 368p., high production qualities throughout, casebound in 10x7 inch openweave cloth boards (bright red) and dust jacket. An as-new copy, perfectly sound, clean and unmarked. endowed by the Ahmanson Foundation. Copies on the net are few and expensive; perhaps the Foundation didn't pony up for a big run.
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image of Japan's Wasted Workers

Japan's Wasted Workers

by Woronoff, Jon

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Published
1982
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$12.00

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Tokyo: Lotus Press, 1982. 296p., wraps, 4.25 x 7 inches, illus., old price sticker on rear wrap else very good second edition. On the "highly inefficient and often superfluous" workers of Japan, including workers in sectors with low productivity, women, "today's youth", and "a new group who prefers non-work and will live off the state if it can. … Read more
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image of The Three Arts of Murase Taiitsu: A Japanese Eccentric

The Three Arts of Murase Taiitsu: A Japanese Eccentric

by Addiss, Stephen

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Published
1979
ISBN
9780894940088
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$15.00

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New Orleans: New Orleans Museum of Art, 1979. Paperback. 68p., a large pamphlet-style softbound in 11x8.5 inch decorated wraps, stapled, staples all have a touch of rust else very nice condition, clean, sound and unmarked.
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image of Documents in the Enola Gay controversy

Documents in the Enola Gay controversy

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Published
1995
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Arlington, VA: The Air Force Association, 1995. Unpaginated paperback volume in copyshop format, 8.5x11 inches, mild handling wear. Compilation of correspondence and articles from various sources about the conflict that erupted around plans for an exhibit at the Smithsonian featuring the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
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image of Japanische Masken, No und Kyogen [set, 2 vols]

Japanische Masken, No und Kyogen [set, 2 vols]

by Perzynski, Friedrich

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Published
1925
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$125.00

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Berlin und Leipzig: Verlag von Walter de Gruyter & Co, 1925. Hardcover. Respectively xii, 426, 235p., vignette and fullpage b&w exhibit photography, the full plates on pale tint-blocks, and find one color plate opposite p.340, a singleton. Matching hardcover set complete in two volumes, each in openweave brown cloth boards gilt; ex library (American Academy of Asian Studies) with… Read more
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image of Peace Walk News no. 3 (July 26, 1977)

Peace Walk News no. 3 (July 26, 1977)

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Published
1977
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Berkeley: OASIS Non-Violence Community, 1977. 8p. staplebound newsletter, 8.5x14 inches, address penned on rear cover, folded for mailing, otherwise very good. Includes letters from 75-year-old Sitara Sparks describing her travel to Japan to walk with local anti-nuclear activists and Buddhist monks, as well as correspondence from others undertaking similar pilgrimages. Much of the text is reproduced from neat handwriting.… Read more
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image of Asian Women Workers Newsletter. Vol. 20 no. 1 (January 2001)

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Bangkok: Committee for Asian Women, 2001. 24p., staplebound newsletter, 8.75x10.75 inches, very good. Cover story on Patriarchy and the feminization of the work force in Japan.
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image of Dear Good Friend, Mrs. Pearl Buck, Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick, and Mr. Norman Cousins have asked me to go to Hiroshima, which I expect to do the first of June. While there I hope to accomplish the following...

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Orange, NJ: Hiroshima Peace Center Associates, 1952. Two 8.5x11 inch sheets stapled at the corner, very good. The author, who was treasurer of the organization, cites plans for an orphanage for A-bomb victims, expresses hopes for bringing about closer cooperation with local activists, etc.
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image of Kaguya Hime: The Shimmering Princess

Kaguya Hime: The Shimmering Princess

by Goodman, Robert B. and Robert A. Spicer, adapted by; Illustrated by George Suyeoka

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Published
1974
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Norfolk Island, Australia: Island Heritage, 1974. Hardcover. [40]p., cloth-covered boards, 9.5 x 10.25 inches, profusely illus., corners bumped else very good condition in a lightly worn and foxed dj. Children's story adopted from the Japanese folktale. Japanese American illustrator from Hawaii.
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