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The Minami Organ - Historical Research Series 1 [First American Edition, Limited to 1000 Copies]

by Tatsuro, Izumiya

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Published
1981
Condition
Good +
Edition
First American Edition
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$65.00

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Rangoon: U Soe Myint at the Universities Press, 1981. [20], 214pp, [2], bound in black cloth, with binding and hinges tight. The Dust Jacket is in a protective mylar cover, and is NOT price-clipped. "The Minami Organ was a clandestine group of the Imperial Japanese Army organized on the eve of the Pacific War. Its mission… Read more
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Kabuki Program For April 1978 [SCARCE]

by Yamamoto, Yuki [edited by]

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Published
1978
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$28.00

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Tokyo: The Japan Times, Ltd., 1978. Text is in English. 28pp, bound in stiff paper covers, with photographic illustrations throughout. Includes: *The Chushingura Theme *Yanone *Sado Chushingura *Cho No Michiyuki from "Keisei Yamato Zoshi" *Satsuki-Yami Utsunoya Toge *Yasaku No Kamabara *Kyo Kanoko Musume Dojoji and *Sonezaki Shinju. Light foxing to covers… Read more
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image of Their Japan, Being Brief Descriptions of Noteworthy Phases of Japanese Life, of Many of the Customs, Festivals, Arts and Crafts of the Japanese - Also Descriptions of the Principal Places Usually Visited By Tourists  ...

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Yokohama, Japan: Yoshikawa, 1936. Title Continues: Besides Places Away From Well-Trodden Trails, and Numerous Other Subjects. Frontis-piece, with tissue guard intact, iii, [4], 204pp, [1], printed on double pages [Japanese style], bound in silk over paper, paper label on front cover intact [not chipped], single thread binding [Japanese style], with binding and hinges tight. Contents include History, Legends,… Read more
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$32.00
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Gyosai Gadan - Two Volumes [Volumes I & II]

by Kawanabe, Kyosai [1831-1889]

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Good ++ to Very Good
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$485.00

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Japan Meiji 20 [1887]. Gyosai's biography and painting manual, with woodcut illustrattions throughout, in light colours and black/white, on double leaves in the traditional Japanese style, thread binding, with 12 of the artists seals inside the front cover of Vol. I. Illustrated paper covers includes the paper labels. Thread loose on Vol. II, preliminart leaves show inner… Read more
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image of Selected Woodcuts By Un-ichi Hiratsuka  [INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY THE ARTIST]

Selected Woodcuts By Un-ichi Hiratsuka [INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY THE ARTIST]

by Hiratsuka, Un'ichi

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Published
1978
Condition
VERY GOOD ++
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$3,250.00

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Japan: Kodansha, 1978. SCARCE - none in OCLC. 204pp, bound in creme cloth, with binding and hinges tight. Complete with all 236 woodcut illustrations by Un'ichi Hiratsuka, some folding, some in colour. Hiratsuka (1895-1997) was born in Matsue, Shimane in Japan, and became one of the prominent leaders of the sosaku hanga movement in 20th Century Japan.… Read more
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$3,250.00
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Japanese Book on the Meiji Emperor [1868-1912]

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Published
1915
Condition
Very Good
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$625.00

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Japan, 1915. Circa 1915. Japanese book, with text in Japanese and occasionally English. Illustrated record of the Meiji Emperor, His Family, Royal Palaces, Imperial Tours, the Military, and his Death. With four tipped-in photographic plates, two folding color lithographic illustrations, a full page color lithograph, along with color and black/white photographic illustrations throughout. Bound in… Read more
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image of Sonezaki Shinju  [Love Suicides at Sonezaki]   SCARCE

Sonezaki Shinju [Love Suicides at Sonezaki] SCARCE

by Monzaemon, Chikamatsu [1653-1725]

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Published
1986
Condition
New
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$550.00

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1986. An 18th Century tale of a young couple in forbidden love, ending in suicide. 138 color lithograph, story telling cards, with Japanese text on the back of each card. All housed in a silk covered box, with a working clasp. The cards measure 13 1/2 centimeters tall by 12 centimeters wide, with box being 7 centimeters… Read more
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BUNRAKU - 3 Volumes, Includes The Voices and Hands of Bunraku + a 2 Volumes Set in a Slipcase in Japanese Text

by Adachi, Barbara / Domon, Ken / Takechi, Tetsuji

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Condition
Very Good
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$650.00

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Tokyo / : Kodansha International / IN VERY GOOD+ TO NEAR FINE CONDITIONS. **The Voices and Hands of Bunraku by Barbara Adachi (1978) 1st Edition, Tokyo: Kodansha International, with a Dust Jacket in a protective mylar cover. 4to, oblong format, pages printed on fine glossy paper, with color & b/w illustrations throughout. Occasional light foxing. … Read more
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Letters From Japan - A Record of Modern Life in the Island Empire - 2 Volumes

by Fraser, Mrs. Hugh

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Published
1899
Condition
GOOD
Edition
First American Edition
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$48.00

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NY: The Macmillan Company, 1899. IN GOOD CONDITION. The Author, wife of the British Head of Legation in Japan from 1889 to 1894, before it became a full Embassy, wrote numerous letters describing her life in Japan at a turning point in Japan's history. Her husband died in Japan, and she returned to Europe to write several books,… Read more
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'Ula Li'i and the Magic Shark "Hawaii's Own Version of Little Red Riding Hood"

by Laird, Donivee Martin

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Published
1985
Condition
VERY GOOD
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780940350090
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$65.00

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Honolulu: Barnaby Books, 1985. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. Inscribed & signed by the Author on the ffp. Includes a Glossary of Hawaiian and Japanese words used in the book, along with a Pronunciation Guide. CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED. Covers show corner wear.. BOOK SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition. Hard Cover. VERY GOOD. Illus. by Jossem, Carol. 8vo… Read more
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Three Years in Tibet

by Kawaguchi, The Shramana Ekai

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Published
1995
Condition
VERY GOOD
Edition
First Indian Edition
ISBN
9788173030369
Item Price
$125.00

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Delhi: Book Faith India, 1995. IN VERY GOOD ++ CONDITION, with a Dust Jacket also in VG++ Condition, protected in a mylar cover. xv, [1], 719pp, bound in original green cloth, gilt still bright, binding and hinges tight. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. Early Tibet through the eyes of a wandering Japanese Buddhist monk.. First Indian Edition.… Read more
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Charles Appleton Longfellow - Twenty Months in Japan, 1871-1873 - SIGNED COPY

by Laidlaw, Christine Wallace [edited by]

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Condition
FINE
ISBN
9780966220001
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$85.00

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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Friends of the Longfellow House IN FINE CONDITION. Charles was the son of the famous poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Travels and adventures in Japan, taken from his journals and letters home.. Signed By the Editor . Soft Cover. FINE. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Family Crest Book [Japanese]

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Very Good
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$495.00

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IN VERY GOOD + CONDITION. Circa 1900. 400 pages in oblong format, bound in the traditional Japanese accordian style with single cord binding and purple silk ribbon corners. Covers are padded tan paper, with paper labels in Japanese & English, showing three crests, covers show creases with small tear. Each page contains 6 black and white… Read more
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Sangoka [Buddhist Song]

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VERY GOOD
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$175.00

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Japan IN VERY GOOD ++ CONDITION. No date, circa 1940. 116pp, bound in original, flexible maroon velveteen over boards, with binding and hinges tight. Contains 30 musical scores, with text in Japanese. Occasional notation.. VERY GOOD. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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London: Archibald Constable & Co Ltd. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION. (1905-1908) Other titles are Early Buddhism, Mythologies of Ancient Mexico and Peru, Magic and Fetishism, Shinto, The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria, Animism, Hinduism, Religion of Ancient Greece, Celtic Religion and Islam. Uniformly bound in green cloth, gilt still bright on spines, with binding and hinges tight.… Read more
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$250.00
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Japanese Erotism

by Soulie, Bernard

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Published
1981
Condition
NEAR FINE
ISBN
9780907853800
Item Price
$35.00

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England: Omega Books, 1981. IN NEAR FINE CONDITION, with a Dust Jacket also in Near Fine Condition, protected in a mylar cover. JAPANESE EROTIC ART, color illustrations throughout. Binding and hinges tight, NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS.. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Sanjusangendo Brochure

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VERY GOOD
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$6.00

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Japan IN VERY GOOD++ CONDITION. Folding brochure in English and Japanese text, with color & b/w photographs of this hall of 1000 Statues of Kannon Buddha. In a protective mylar sleeve.. VERY GOOD. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Critical Asian Studies - Volume 35, Number 1, March 2003

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Published
2003
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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England: Routledge / Taylor & Francis Group, 2003. In AS NEW CONDITION. 160pp, bound in glossy stiff wraps, with binding and hinges tight. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS. Articles include: Contradictions in U.S. Post-Cold War Security Policy in Northeast Asia, Child Labor in Japan's Coal Mines bfire WWII, A Political Message from Avante-Garde Artists in Shanghai, What… Read more
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KAISHA

by Abegglen, James C. / Stalk Jr., George

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
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$55.00

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Japan: Japanese Translation Arranged with Basic Books, Inc NY Through Tuttle-Mori Agency, Inc. Tokyo, 1986. IN AS NEW CONDITION, with a Dust Jacket in Very Good ++ Condition, protected in a mylar cover. TEXT IS IN JAPANESE. 387pp, [5], bound in original orange paper over boards, with binding and hinges tight. NO LABELS, INSCRIPTIONS, NOR MARKINGS.… Read more
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image of The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science - Women Around the World - January 1968 - Volume 375

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Philadelpha: The American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1968. IN VERY GOOD+ CONDITION. vii, 265pp, printed on fine glossy paper, bound in original maroon cloth. Contents include: Social and Demographic Factors Influencing Women's Lives, Political and Legal Status, Evaluations of the Political Responsibilities that Women are Exercising by Region or Countries, Economic Status, UNESCO, and more.… Read more
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$10.00