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Japan (includes 14 staplebound pamphlets about various aspects of Japan), Bristol, Horace
1 Bristol, Horace Japan (includes 14 staplebound pamphlets about various aspects of Japan)
Japan East - West / Toppan Press 1953 3rd Edition Other Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs; This item is a group of 14 staplebound pamphlets enclosed in a cloth chemises with ivory (or bone) toggles. The item is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The binding (chemise) is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition with just a bit of edge wear and rubbing to the spine ends and corners along with some light rubbing to the gilt lettering on the spine. The pamphlets are in Very Good+ condition, with a bit of beginning nicking to the spine ends and some noticeable toning to the covers. The text pages are all clean and bright. The pamphlets cover: Architecture, Lacquer, Silk, Pottery, Children, Rice, Tokaido, Tokyo, Geisha, Hatsushima, Crafts, Pearls, Religion, and, Hot Springs. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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International Women's Club of Yokohama Bulletin, Palmer, Mrs. J. W.  (editor)
2 Palmer, Mrs. J. W. (editor) International Women's Club of Yokohama Bulletin
Yokohama, Japan Motomachi Printing Services / International Women's Club of Yokohama 1936 1st Edition; 1st Printing Pamphlet Very Good 
B&W Illustrations; February 1936 bulletin - from a periodical which was issued monthly. This is a trade sized pamphlet with medium cardstock covers and a stapled binding. The pamphlet is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition. The cardstock covers have some light bumping and beginning edge wear along with some beginning darkening / toning to the spine ends. There are several little pin hole nicks / dents to the lower spine end that look like cat nibbles. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though there is some scattered foxing throughout. The bulletin includes information on upcoming and just finished events (in this case, the death of King George V disrupted a violin and piano recital), lectures given - with summary (last month it was by Prof. T Okada on the subject: The Manyoshu, the oldest collection of Japanese poetry), an outing to an exhibition of Noh Dancing, with lecture (lecture notes included), a detailed biography of Vasili Vasilievich Vereshagin (artist), Library Notes - a small section of book reviews and a section of advertising for a number of wonderfully European goods found in the Yokohama area. "The Yokohama International Women's Club (YIWC) was founded in 1929 at the Hotel New Grand, for the "promotion of International goodwill through cultural and social activities". Today, it is a volunteer group of English-speaking Japanese and foreign women." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Human Bullets A Soldier's Story of Port Arthur, Sakurai, Tadayoshi  (with an introduction by Count Okuma) (translated by Masujiro Honda and edited by Alice Mabel Bacon)
3 Sakurai, Tadayoshi (with an introduction by Count Okuma) (translated by Masujiro Honda and edited by Alice Mabel Bacon) Human Bullets A Soldier's Story of Port Arthur
Boston, MA Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1907 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have some foxing and spotting. Included is a full color frontispiece. "Recently a retired officer of the Russian army and a correspondent of the Russ came to call upon me. When war broke out between Russia and Japan he was at Harbin; soon afterward he was summoned to Port Arthur and set out thither." "The Russo-Japanese War (8 February 1904 5 September 1905) was fought between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea. The major theatres of operations were the Liaodong Peninsula and Mukden in Southern Manchuria, and the seas around Korea, Japan, and the Yellow Sea. Russia sought a warm-water port on the Pacific Ocean for their navy and for maritime trade. Vladivostok was operational only during the summer, whereas Port Arthur, a naval base in Liaodong Province leased to Russia by China, was operational all year. Since the end of the First Sino-Japanese War in 1895, negotiations between Russia and Japan had proved impractical" 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Japs at Home Fifth Edition: To Which Are Added for the First Time Some Bits of China, Sladen, Douglas
4 Sladen, Douglas The Japs at Home Fifth Edition: To Which Are Added for the First Time Some Bits of China
London, England Ward, Lock & Co., Limited 1900 5th Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some light rubbing and bumping to the spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The endpapers have some light but noticeable toning and beginning foxing. There is a bookseller's ink stamp on the front endpaper along with a previous owner's inked name. "This volume contains all that was in the first four editions of The Japs at Home with the addition of seven chapters of Bits of China, picked up during a brief sojourn among the Celestials. These chapters are illustrated with numerous pictures by a brilliant Japanese artist." "Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (5 February 1856, London-12 February 1947, Hove) was an English author and academic. Educated at Temple Grove School, East Sheen,Cheltenham College, and Trinity College, Oxford, in 1879 Sladen migrated to Australia, where he became the first professor of history in the new University of Sydney. Subsequently he traveled much and settled in London as a writer. Poems by Margaret Thomas were included in a work in the 1880s." 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Japanese Gardens Tourist Library Volume 5, Tatsui, Matsunosuke
5 Tatsui, Matsunosuke Japanese Gardens Tourist Library Volume 5
Tokyo, Japan Japan Travel Bureau 1952 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. Volume 5 of the Tourist Library Series. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The front endpaper has been removed. The dust jacket has several edge nicks, tears and chips. "Japan's natural beauty is her proud heritage. The Japanese know therefore how to enjoy land and water, and they are used to a keen and sensitive observation of nature. It is the hands of such people that have evolved Japanese art as it is today." 
Price: 35.00 USD
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East To America A History of the Japanese in the United States, Wilson, Robert A. and Bill Hosokawa
6 Wilson, Robert A. and Bill Hosokawa East To America A History of the Japanese in the United States
New York William Morrow and Company, Inc. 1980 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This copy has been signed by both authors. The book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed on the title page by both authors. There is a presentation bookplate from the Japanese American Citizens League on the reverse of the recent books page. The dust jacket has some edge wear, rubbing and nicking / small edge tears to the spine ends. There is an inch long semi-closed tear to the top rear panel of the dust jacket. "Bill Hosokawa (19152007) was a journalist and author who was a pioneering but controversial chronicler of the Japanese American experience whose Nisei: The Quiet Americans, the first popular history of Japanese Americans, was published in 1969. A longtime columnist for the Japanese American Citizens League's (JACL) Pacific Citizen newspaper, Hosokawa took a controversial stand against redress in the 1970s, but later supported redress and the presidential apology that came with the Civil Liberties Act of 1988. "; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 35.00 USD
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