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ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - BIRDS AND FLOWERS
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ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - BIRDS AND FLOWERS

By Unknown

Japan: Unknown, 1850. Considered to be from the Edo/Meiji period 19th century. Original woodblock printed book of birds and flowers highly coloured. Complete with 21 pages of vibrant illustrations within block, some multiple per page. Paper decorative covers a little warn. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy with strong bright colours.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 11cm x 17cm. Book, Fine Art Print.

$230.49

ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - The Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Suikoden, One by One
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ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - The Hundred and Eight Heroes of the Popular Suikoden, One by One

By Unknown

Japan, 1800. Considered to be from the Edo/Meiji period 19th century. Original woodblock printed book of heroes. Complete with 20 vibrant illustrations and text. Paper covers a little warn and creased. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy with strong bright colours.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 11cm x 17cm. Books, Fine Art Print.

$434.64

Original woodblock printed book by Kono Bairei (1841-1895) - "Inaka no Tsuki" (The Moon in the Country) - Japan - 1889
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Original woodblock printed book by Kono Bairei (1841-1895) - "Inaka no Tsuki" (The Moon in the Country) - Japan - 1889

By Kono Bairei

Japan: Tanaka, 1889. Original woodblock printed book by Kono Bairei. 25 illustrations printed in two or three colours. Bound concertina style, silk spine ends worn, paper covers and cord ties very good, with a little creasing to boards. Contents clean and tight, title page and list of contents in Japanese and English text. Each woodblock has a black boarder, number and title, back to back plates, fore-edge writing, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy of this rare work by Bairei. NOTES [Kono Bairei was a Japanese painter, book illustrator, and art teacher. He was born and lived in Kyoto. He was a member of the Ukiyo-e school and was a master of kacho-e painting in the Meiji period of Japan.]. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Kono Bairei. 16.5cm x 24cm. Books, Fine Art Print.

$651.96

ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - Ukiyo-e  Heroic Stories of the Taiheiki
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ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - Ukiyo-e Heroic Stories of the Taiheiki

By Unknown

Japan, 1880. Considered to be from the Edo/Meiji period. Original woodblock printed book of warriors. Complete with 34 vibrant illustrations and text. Paper covers alittle warn and creased. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy with bright colours.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 11cm x 17cm. Books, Fine Art Print.

$434.64

ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - Eight Hundred Heroes of our Country’s Suikoden, One by One
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ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - Eight Hundred Heroes of our Country’s Suikoden, One by One

By Unknown

Japan: Unknown, 1800. Considered to be from the Edo/Meiji period 19th century. Original woodblock printed book of heroes. Complete with 20 double page vibrant illustrations and text band above. Paper covers a little warn and creased. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy with strong bright colours.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 11cm x 17cm. Books, Fine Art Print.

$434.64

ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - FOLKLORE KAIDAN
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ORIGINAL JAPANESE COLOURED WOODBLOCK BOOK - FOLKLORE KAIDAN

By Unknown

Japan, 1870. Considered to be from the Edo/Meiji period around 1870. Original woodblock printed book of supernatural tales. Complete with 16 double page illustrations and text, two colours to most blocks. Each set within a black border. Spine a little worn and frayed, paper covers good, some creasing. Contents clean and tight. Script thought to be grass or cursive Japanese, needs an expert eye to assess this. A very good copy.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 11cm x 17cm. Books, Fine Art Print.

$434.64

MIYAKO ODORI,  CHERRY DANCE  1931
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MIYAKO ODORI, CHERRY DANCE 1931

Japan, 1931. 1931 edition program. String-bound in pictorial woodblock paper wraps, colour illustartions with tissue guards. Some general wear to the covers. Covers very good with light general wear to cover, edges and spine. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. Miyako Odori geisha dances. A very good copy of this difficult year to find.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo.

$65.86

THE STORY OF JAPAN
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THE STORY OF JAPAN

By Nish, Ian

London: Faber and Faber, 1968. 258 pages, b/w photographs. Original dust jacket very good, with a little rubbing to edges, slightly toned, not price-clipped, now attractively presented in a loose-fitting clear archival sleeve. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, previous owner's signature to the front end paper, a little spotting to page edges. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$13.17

THE SNOW LION AND THE DRAGON China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama
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THE SNOW LION AND THE DRAGON China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama

By Goldstein, Melvyn C.

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. 152 pages, Dust jacket very good with slight rubbing to edges only. Hardback binding very good but boards a little bowed. Contents clean and tight, page edges spotted/foxed; no inscriptions. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$11.85

A MAN WITH NO TALENTS Memoirs of a Tokyo Day Laborer
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A MAN WITH NO TALENTS Memoirs of a Tokyo Day Laborer

By Shiro, Oyama

Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2005. Translated from the Japanese by Edward Fowler. 139 pages. Dust jacket fine; hardback binding fine, contents clean and tight, unmarked, slight spotting to page edges. A fine copy, virtually as new.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$14.49

A MAN WITH NO TALENTS Memoirs of a Tokyo Day Laborer
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A MAN WITH NO TALENTS Memoirs of a Tokyo Day Laborer

By Shiro, Oyama

Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2005. Translated from the Japanese by Edward Fowler. 139 pages. Dust jacket fine; hardback binding fine, contents clean and tight, unmarked. A fine copy, virtually as new.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$15.81

JING JU JI JIN THE WORLD OF PEKING OPERA (Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe and Fukuoka Septembber 1- October 2 1979.
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JING JU JI JIN THE WORLD OF PEKING OPERA (Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe and Fukuoka Septembber 1- October 2 1979.

By Peking Opera Theatre of China

Peking: Peking Opera Theatre of China, 1979. Original lavishly produced bound programme of 80 pages with text in English and Japanese; colour photography throughout. Dust jacket over card covers. Very good with slight wear only; contents unmarked. A very good copy.. First Edition Thus. Paperback. Very Good. 4to.

$23.71

HIZAKURIGE (Tokaido Circuit) Limited Edition
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HIZAKURIGE (Tokaido Circuit) Limited Edition

By Jippensha, Ikku

Kobe: Chronicle Press, 1929. Numbered edition 344, published by subscription. 411 pages; colour plates and b/w illustrations. Original red cloth binding, good with some general wear, rubbing to extremities, spine rubbed, slightly faded, careful repairs to cloth joints. Contents clean and tight, small stamp to the front endpaper from the Chilean Nitrate Committee, otherwise unmarked, minimal spotting to first few pages, frontispiece a little worn,creased at gutter edge. A good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No dust jacket. 8vo.

$158.05

THE QUEST FOR KIBI And the True Origins of Japan
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THE QUEST FOR KIBI And the True Origins of Japan

By Gorman, Michael S.F.

Bangkok: Orchid Press, 1999. 126 pages; b/w & colour illustrations. Original dust jacket fine, light crease to front flap. Hard back binding fine. Contents clean and tight, minimal spotting to half-title page otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine copy, virtually as new.. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Fine. 4to.

$21.07

DIE MEISTER DER JAPANISCHEN SCHWERTZIERATEN
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DIE MEISTER DER JAPANISCHEN SCHWERTZIERATEN

By Hara, Shinkichi

Hamburg: Verlag Des Museums Fur Kunst Und Gewerbe, 1931. pp. xxvi, 290, [2]. Covers very good with a little general wear and slight rubbing, previous owner's name to the front cover. Contents clean and tight, a few pencil marks otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy. Text in German.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Folio.

$94.83

LIVING IN A THAI HOUSE
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LIVING IN A THAI HOUSE

By Sciacca, Joseph T. And Mayuree (Translators)

Bangkok: Amarin Printing and Publishing, 2006. 179 pages, colour illustrations. Original laminated boards fine with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A fine tight copy.. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/No dust jacket. 4to.

$55.32

SOUTH AMERICA Inc. Falkland Islands (ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAP)
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SOUTH AMERICA Inc. Falkland Islands (ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAP)

By RUSSELL, J. C.

No date but circa 1840. A fine original copper engraved map entitled SOUTH AMERICA; the Falklands islands are also depicted. Plate mark measuing 22 x 27.5cm. Originally from an atlas - this is map 26. J. C. Russell del. et sculpt. Very good condition with slight dust marking.. Very Good.

$23.71

THE ISLAND OF SUMATRA (ORIGINAL COLOUR MAP)
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THE ISLAND OF SUMATRA (ORIGINAL COLOUR MAP)

By No Author

London: Edward Stanford No date but circa 1910. A fine coloured map of the island of Sumatra measuing 19. x 32.5cm. Originally from an atlas with 3 fold lines. Very good condition.. Very Good.

$10.54

SEAC All-Services Daily Newspaper of S. E. Asian Command. No. 803 Tuesday, 26th March 1946.
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SEAC All-Services Daily Newspaper of S. E. Asian Command. No. 803 Tuesday, 26th March 1946.

By Wilcox, Tom (Editor)

Singapore: Published for the Supreme Allied Commander By Frank Owen, Printed by the "Straits Times" Press, 1946. (published every Afternoon at 127 Cecil St., Singapore) An original copy - one large broadsheet folded into four. Very good, paper yellowed and folded down to 11 x 23cm, a single short cut to side. A rare surviving example of this famous publication - the first Inter-Services newspaper in a command anywhwere, the paper was born on 10 January 1944.. Paperback.

$15.81

ON ANCIENT CENTRAL-ASIAN TRACKS Brief Narrative of Three Expeditions in Innermost Asia and North-Western China
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ON ANCIENT CENTRAL-ASIAN TRACKS Brief Narrative of Three Expeditions in Innermost Asia and North-Western China

By Stein, Sir Aurel

London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1933. pp. xxiv, 342, [2 publisher's adverts] 147 illustrations including folding panoramas and tissue-guarded colour plates; folding colour map. Original red-brown cloth binding with gilt lettering and gilt vignette to the front board, top edge gilt, other edges uncut. Binding very good with a little gentle wear and rubbing, cloth very slightly nicked at head/tail of the spine. Contents clean and tight, pages and plates clean and crisp, minimally marking, a few unuct edges slightly worn, previous owner's neat gift inscription to the front free end paper, single worm-track to the rear paste-down and affecting just the leaf of adverts and the blank portion of the map, but inoffensive, otherwise unmarked, no annotation. A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to (17 x 24cm).

$724.41

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