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Image for Japan (includes 14 staplebound pamphlets about various aspects of Japan)

Japan (includes 14 staplebound pamphlets about various aspects of Japan)

By: Bristol, Horace

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Japan, East - West / Toppan Press: 1953

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 30332

Condition: 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: Arc... View more info

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Things Japanese Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan

By: Chamberlain, Basil Hall

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London / Toyko, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. , Ltd. / the Hakubunsha, Ginza: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37569

Condition: Very Good-


This book is in Very Good- condition and was likely issued without a 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, rubbing and fraying. The spine joints have rubbing and fraying as well, and there are several spots of discoloration to both front and rear covers. The text pages are generally clean and bright. Both front and rear inner hinges have pulling or are cracked. This copy includes an inked notation by a previous owner on the front endpaper and also has a previous owner's ink stamped... View more info

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Painted Fans Of Japan 15 Noh Drama Masterpieces

By: Chiba, Reiko (edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rutland, VT, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1963

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A37488

Condition: Very Good+


Cartoons; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning rubbing to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. The book is punch-cut into the shape of a fan. "The fan plays a range of descriptive roles. In one scene, it may express the character's feelings in a sensitive way, or items such as a drinking cup or an ink brush. In another, it will depict elements such as wind or waves. Watch a play thinking of the fan's expressions and you will become immersed in the world of Noh." (the ... View more info

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Gentlemen Of Japan A Study in Rapist Diplomacy

By: Haven, Violet Sweet

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Ziff Davis Publishing Company: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36667

Condition: 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 generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends of the book covers have some beginning bumping. The covers of the book have some light spots of ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. "Violet Haven inherited an itching foot from her Irish father, and outdid him in her restless speedings from one part of the world to the other. Her life makes good reading, for the armchair traveler with a bias towards the Far East, for it is in the Orient that she finds herse... View more info

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Lotos -blicke In Das Unbekannte Japan (Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan)

By: Hearn, Lafcadio

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Frankfurt, Germany, Rutten & Loening: 1906

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: A36895

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; Vellum covers with gilt and black decorations and lettering. Limited Edition. Book number #348. Text is completely in GERMAN. This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book is covered in Vellum and has black, and gilt decorations and gilt lettering to the spine and front cover. The book is in generally clean condition. There is some light bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are generally clean, but do have noticeable foxing throughout. The top edges of the text pages have some tide marking. "Patrick Lafcadi... View more info

Image for Kokoro: Mit Vorwort V. Hugo Von Hofmannsthal Kokoro: Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life

Kokoro: Mit Vorwort V. Hugo Von Hofmannsthal Kokoro: Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life

By: Hearn, Lafcadio

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Frankfort, Germay, Rutten & Loening: 1907

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: A36897

Condition: Very Good-


Vellum covers with gilt and black decorations and lettering. Limited Edition. Book number #355. Text is completely in GERMAN. This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The vellum covers are decorated in gilt and black, with gilt lettering. The covers have some spots of foxing and dirt. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping. The text pages are generally clean, but have noticeable spots of foxing. There is some tidemarking to the top edges of the text pages as well. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the title page. There i... View more info

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International Women's Club of Yokohama Bulletin

By: Palmer, Mrs. J. W. (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Yokohama, Japan, Motomachi Printing Services / International Women's Club of Yokohama: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30905

Condition: 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 upcomin... View more info

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A History Of Japan 1615-1867

By: Sansom, George

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36737

ISBN: 0804705267

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This 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 rubbing and bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a bit of a musty / dusty smell to the text pages. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and tears, along with several chips missing. "Sansom returned to Japan in January 1920 as Secretary to Sir Charles Eliot, whose interest in Japanese Buddhism spurred Sansom's own interest in Japanese history and cu... View more info

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The Japs at Home Fifth Edition: To Which Are Added for the First Time Some Bits of China

By: Sladen, Douglas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Ward, Lock & Co., Limited: 1900

Edition: 5th Edition

Seller ID: 31961

Condition: 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 u... View more info

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Japanese Gardens Tourist Library Volume 5

By: Tatsui, Matsunosuke

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Japan Travel Bureau: 1952

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 31165

Condition: 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 to... View more info