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/ Lamp

by Kawakami, Sumio

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Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
Fine
Published
1953
Binding
Boards
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Tokyo: Ryuseikaku, 1953. Boards. Fine/Fine. Trade edition limited to 1000 copies, 8vo, pp. [64]; text in Japanese; illustrated title page and 26 full-page illustrations after woodcuts by Kawakami. Illustrated yellow boards, ownership stamp on endpaper and title page, fine in glassine jacket an original clamshell box with advertising insert laid in. Kawakami was a member of the… Read more about this item
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/ Okinawa

Condition
Used - Fine
Jacket Condition
n/a
Edition
First Edition
Published
1962]
Binding
Cloth
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[Nago (Okinawa): Yamagawa Photo Studio, 1962]. First Edition. cloth. Fine/n/a. 4to, pp. [110]; text in parallel Japanese and English; grayscale photo illustrations throughout; gray cloth, corner a touch bumped, else fine in a worn slipcase. Effectively a tourism vehicle to generate interests in the natural beauty and local sights of Okinawa.
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Songs of gods, songs of humans. The epic tradition of the Ainu

by Philippi, Donald L.

Condition
Used - Very good
Published
[1979]
Binding
Cloth
ISBN
9780691063843
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Princeton and Tokyo: Princeton University Press and University of Tokyo Press, [1979]. cloth. Very good. Square 8vo, pp. xiv, 417, [1]; full blue cloth patterned in white and red, gilt title on spine; text clean and bright, musty, else very good.
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/ Gendai shougyou bijyutsu zenshuu [= Complete commercial artist] Vol. 5. Famous show windows

by Kitahara, Yoshio, ed.

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Used - Good
Published
1928]
Binding
Paperback
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[Tokyo: ARS, 1928]. Paperback. Good. Large 8vo, pp. 8, 56 (offset color illustrations), 78, [2]; 18 pages of plates, text illustrations; text in Japanese; printed paper wrappers; wrappers creased, spine reinforced with tape, corners bumped, a few short tears at margins, good. A visually arresting collection of early 20th century design, with articles on theory, including staging, blocking, lighting,… Read more about this item
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/ Honzou zufu [= Iconographia Plantarum ]

by Iwasaki, Kanen

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Used - Fine
Published
1979
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Tokyo: Shunyodo Shoten, 1979. Fine. Iwasaki Kanen. A portfolio of 20 color prints: 6 10 x 7.25 in. tipped into 12.5 x 9.5 in folios, and 14 measuring 10 x 14.25 in. tipped into 12.5 x 17 in. folios. Accompanied by 12-page booklet in Japanese. Fine in stiff card chistu case. The Honzou Zufu was originally published in… Read more about this item
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The Japanese garden of Mr. & Mrs. Gordon G. Guiberson at Bel-Air, California

by Guiberson, Gordon G.

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Published
1962
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San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1962. 8vo, 925" x 725"; title page printed in red and black, text illustrations throughout by Kipp Soldwadell, folding map; printed paper wrappers; the slightest toning to top edge, else fine. With the cover title "A garden that reminds one of Kyoto" Guiberson's garden was eventually donated to UCLA and became the UCLA Hannah… Read more about this item
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Japan Imperial Government Railways travelers' handy guide 1915

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Published
1915
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Tokyo: Imperial Government Railways, 1915. 12mo, pp [4], 63; 34 plates, two folding charts and one color folding map; pictorial paper wrappers, stab stitched and decorated with purple tassels; edges, covers, and the corners of title page foxed, internally clean, very good. A stamp on the lower cover says this book was given out "Compliments of the Japan Tourist… Read more about this item
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/ Kotou meizukushi taizen [= Complete record of antique sword inscriptions]

by Iori, Ogi

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Published
ca. 1860
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Kyoto: Kyoto Shorin, ca. 1860. Reprint edition, large fukurotoji, 9 vols, four of them with illustrations of swords, showing blades, tangs, and maker's marks; red paper covers with original title labels; covers rubbed, a good clean set. The title was originally released in 1792 and saw a number of reprints, over the years It serves as a reference for… Read more about this item
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Samurai an illustrated history

by Mitsuo Kure

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Used
Published
2001
ISBN
9781902579382
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London: Compendium, 2001. Quarto, pp 192; full color illustrations throughout; full black cloth, gilt title on spine, fine in fine pictorial dust jacket.
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Lobster: zesty creations by the sea /

by Takahashi, Tadayuki

Condition
Used - Near Fine
Published
1987
ISBN
9784388054039
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Tokyo: Shibata Shoten, 1987. Near Fine. Fifth printing, oblong 8vo, pp [2], 118, [2]; parallel text in English and Japanese, 95 photographs, 56 of them full-page; full gray paper covered boards, pictorial dust jacket; light foxing to first and last pages and inside dust jacket, near fine. Takahashi joined the Shima Kanko Hotel at the age of 16,… Read more about this item
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