Karate

Karate

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Karate-do My Way Of Life, Funakoshi, Gichin
1 Funakoshi, Gichin Karate-do My Way Of Life
Tokyo And New York Kodansh International 1975 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and there is some beginning rubbing to the lettering as well. The text pages are clean and bright. All edges of the text block have some light, but noticeable foxing. The dust jacket has fading to the spine and spine joints and there is tearing, with lifting to both spine ends. "Gichin Funakoshi ( Funakoshi Gichin , November 10, 1868 April 26, 1957) is the founder of Shotokan Karate-Do, perhaps the most widely known style of karate, and is attributed as being the "father of modern karate". Following the teachings of Anko Itosu and Anko Asato, he was one of the Okinawan karate masters who introduced karate to the Japanese mainland in 1922. He taught karate at various Japanese universities and became honorary head of the Japan Karate Association upon its establishment in 1949." 
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