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image of Unfinished message; selected works, introduction by Lawson Fusao Inada

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Santa Clara and Berkeley: University of Santa Clara and Heyday Books, 2000. x, 242p., wraps, 6 x 9 inches, wraps lightly worn and soiled else very good condition. A California Legacy Book. Fifteen stories, some previously unpublished, by the Japanese American writer from Oakland.
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image of Cabbagetown, then and now: Frank and Miyoko Ohtake, two oral histories for Sprucecourt Junior School

Cabbagetown, then and now: Frank and Miyoko Ohtake, two oral histories for Sprucecourt Junior School

by Ohtake, Frank and Miyoko; Ruth Brown Johnson

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Published
1996
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$25.00

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Toronto: Sprucecourt School, 1996. 59p., staplebound booklet. Light handling wear. Black and white photos.
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(Working Class) Heroes and Villains Vol. 1

by Ando, Teppei

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Published
2009
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$17.00

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[Oakland]: Volcano Productions, 2009. [34]p., stapled wraps, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, very good zine-format comic. Color cover with black and white insides. Japanese-American artist.
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image of How to Survive Working 9 to 5: A Companion for the Sellouts, the Spineless and the Soul Crushed Soilders [sic] of the Laboring Community

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npl: Volcano Productions, nd. [32]p., stapled wraps, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, very good zine-format comic. Color cover with black and white insides. Japanese-American artist.
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Materials, Fabricaton + Performance

by Mori, Toshiko

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Published
2003
ISBN
9780970786364
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$15.00

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Buffalo, NY: School of Architecture and Planning, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 2003. 44p., wraps, 5 x 10 inches, profusely illus., very good condition. Published to commemorate the Japanese American architect's lecture at The School of Architecture and Planning on January 29, 2003.
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image of Documents Northwest: The Poncho Series: George Tsutakawa; Seattle Art Museum, November 26-December 29, 1985

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Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, 1985. Single sheet folded to make an 8-panel brochure, 7.75 x 11 inches, illus., very good condition. Catalog of an exhibition of works by the Japanese-American painter and sculptor.
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Doug Wada: Americana

by [Wada, Doug]

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Published
2012
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$25.00

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New York: Marlborough Gallery, 2012. [16]p., stapled wraps, 11.75 x 9.75 inches, chiefly illus., small stain on front wrap else very good condition. Catalog for an exhibit by the Japanese American painter held at the Malborough Gallery from January 11 to February 11, 2012.
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image of Gazing Back: Shigeko Kubota and Mary Lucier; July 7-September 10, 1995

Gazing Back: Shigeko Kubota and Mary Lucier; July 7-September 10, 1995

by Weinberg, Adam D., Eugenie Tsai [and] Kerri Sakamoto, text

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Published
1995
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New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1995. [8]p., stapled wraps, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, illus., wraps lightly worn else very good condition. Collection in Context. Catalog for an exhibition of works by the two video artists.
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The Ink-Keeper's Apprentice

by Say, Allen

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1994
ISBN
9780395705629
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$12.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1994. 149p., quarter-cloth boards, 6 x 9.25 inches, very good condition in like dj with old price sticker on rear wrap. Signed by Say on the half-title along with a doodle by him. Autobiographical children's book by the Japanese-American author and illustrator.
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The pastor and the race issue

by Kitagawa, Daisuke

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Published
1965
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$17.00

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New York: Seabury Press, 1965. 139p., hardcover, internal ownership stamps of a Texas minister; edgeworn dustjacket, hint of must, else very good. Advice to fellow clergy about navigating the issues of the Civil Rights era.
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Home Bound

by Cueloh, Art [and] David Mas Masumoto

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1989
ISBN
9780916380489
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$25.00

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Big Timber, MO: Seven Buffaloes Press, 1989. 56p., wraps, 5.25 x 8.25 inches, illus., very good first edition. One of one thousand copies. Short stories about life in California's Central Valley by the Japanese-American and Azorean-American authors.
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Air Pressure

by Fujino, David

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2006
ISBN
9780973974218
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$15.00

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Toronto: BookThug, 2006. 47p., wraps, 5.25 x 8.75 inches, very good condition. Japanese-Canadian poet.
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image of A monthly summary of events and trends in race relations. Volume 3, number 12 (July 1946)

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Nashville: Social Science Institute, Fisk University, 1946. [32p.], staplebound wraps; some nibbling at bottom edge, address printed on rear cover, some scuffing and edgewear. Includes sections on fair employment, treatment by police, etc. Some coverage of American Jews and Japanese Americans as well as African Americans.
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image of Events and trends in race relations: a monthly summary. Volume 4, number 9 (April 1947)

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Nashville: Social Science Institute, Fisk University, 1947. [32p.], staplebound wraps; address label on rear cover, scuffing and edgewear. Includes sections on fair employment, treatment by police, etc. Some coverage of American Jews and Japanese Americans as well as African Americans.
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image of The South African Observer. Vol. XVI no. 11 (Jan. 1972)

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Pretoria: SA Observer, 1972. 16p., staplebound newsletter; slight trace of rust at the staples. "A journal for realists," by which is meant racists. Discusses Ian Smith's "signing away the white man's future" by endorsing a settlement in Rhodesia; also reprints an article by Walter Arnold arguing that racial segregation is a natural instinct, citing Japanese Americans (without noting that… Read more
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Comics I Made While Drunk

by Kitagawa, Rick

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Published
2000
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np: Self-published by the author, 2000. [12]p., stapled wraps, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, very good condition. Japanese-American artist.
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image of Trends and Tides. Vol. 1 no. 3 (May-July 1945)

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Milford, NJ: Louis Adamic, 1945. 16p., staplebound newsletter on toned newsprint, minor edgewear. Leftist political analysis of the postwar situation, collected from various sources. Includes a piece by Larry Tajiri, reprinted from the JACL's Pacific Citizen, about the service Japanese Americans could render in postwar Japan.
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image of Sawari: paintings and works on paper: January 4-31, 1997

Sawari: paintings and works on paper: January 4-31, 1997

by Isobe, Brian Yoshimi

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Published
1997
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New York: Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, 1997. [15]p., two fold-out pages, 10.5 x 7.5 inches landscape format, chiefly illus., very good condition. Japanese-American artist born in Hawaii.
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image of Toward our common goal of correct faith: a response to recent allegations

Toward our common goal of correct faith: a response to recent allegations

by Nichiren Shoshu Academy

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Published
1981
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$18.00

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New York: NSA New York Youth Division, 1981. 60p., wraps, endpapers and insides of wraps stained else good condition. OCLC lists two holdings as of 4/2020. Speeches by Nikken Shonin; takes the Sokka Gakkai side in the dispute emerging at the time within the NSA.
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Montefeltro the Hawk Nose new poems and translations

by Furuta, Soichi

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Published
1989
ISBN
9780932662798
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$20.00

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Laurinburg NC: St Andrews Press, 1989. 87p., 8.5x5.5 inch glossy wraps, wraps lightly worn, small stain on front wrap else very good condition. Signed and inscribed by Furuta on the half-title. Author born in Los Angeles, raised in Japan, returned to US and took a degree in design from UCLA.
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