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image of Japanese grotesqueries Wtih an introductory essay by Terence Barrow, Ph.D.

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Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Comp;any, Inc, 1973. Hardcover. 260pp., boards, Very good, dj slightly worn, heavily illustrated with Japanese artwork.
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Forbidden Colors a novel

by Mishima, Yukio, translated from the Japanese by Alfred H. Marks

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Published
1980
ISBN
9780399504907
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$12.00

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New York: Putnam/Perigee, 1980. Paperback. vi, 403p., very good first Perigee trade paperback edition stated in white pictorial wraps. Young 2722*. Mishima's seventh novel featuring a gay married man.
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image of Mongoru モンゴル / Mongolyn sudlal. No. 9

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Tokyo: Tokyo Daigaku Mongoru Kenkyukai, 1981. 39p. newsletter on Mongolian studies, very good, text in Japanese. Laid in is a letter from a librarian to a Mongolist scholar asking whether she should subscribe; the librarian's impression is that it is "not too scholarly.
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$15.00
image of Mongoru geppo モンゴル月報 [seven issues]

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Tokyo: Gaimushōajiakyokuchūgokuka, 1979. Seven issues of the Japanese government newsletter on Mongolian affairs, length ranging from 22 to 47 pages per issue, minor handling. Text in Japanese. Issues present are nos. 94-100. Includes summaries of Mongolian economic developments, foreign relations, etc.
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image of The peerless mirror: Twenty tanka from the Manyoshu. Translated and annotated by Cid Corman

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Cambridge, MA: Firefly Press, 1981. 16p., wraps bound in thread, one of 500 copies of this handsome little booklet with cover printed on rag paper. Cover design by Wang Hui Ming.
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Arts of Asia, 1972-2004 [46 issues]

by Nguyet, Tuyet, publisher & editor

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Published
2004
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$125.00

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Kowloon, Hong Kong: Arts of Asia Publications, 2004. Magazine. Forty six issues of the bimonthly magazine, spanning the period from Jul-Aug 1972 to Nov-Dec 2004. Various pagination, 9 x 12 inches, profusely illus., lightly worn. Issues include 1972 Jul-Aug, Sep-Oct, 1973 Mar-Apr, 1974 May-Jun, Nov-Dec, 1975 Jul-Aug, 1976 Jan-Feb, May-Jun, Jul-Aug, 1978 Sep-Oct, 1979 Mar-Apr, May-Jun, 1980 Mar-Apr, May-Jun,… Read more
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image of Mongoru-go kyōtei  モンゴル語教程

Mongoru-go kyōtei モンゴル語教程

by Sakamoto Koretada 坂本是忠

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Published
[196-]
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$25.00

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Tokyo: Tokyo Gaikokugo Daigaku Mongorugo Kenkyūshitsu, [196-]. 46p., slender paperback, mimeographed pages in printed cover; evenly toned, minor shelfwear. Brief inscription at the end notes that the owner (the noted Mongolist James Bosson) received it from K. Sakamoto in 1965. Primer for Japanese students learning Mongolian.
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image of Kumi shashin: Hiroshima - Nagasaki [English title pasted on afterwards:

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Tokyo: Japanese Teachers' Union; Hiroshima Institute for Peace Education, 1995. Complete set of twenty photographic posters printed on card, about 24x17.5 inches, intended for display at educational and anti-nuclear exhibits for the 50th anniversary of the atomic bombings; generally very good with some edgewear, the first one with a partial vertical crease; together with the original large, flat printed… Read more
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image of Towards a People's Japan: Account of a journey to Tokyo and speech given by Rewi Alley

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Christchurch: The Caxton Press, [196-]. 15p., staplebound pamphlet, numeral penned in corner. Description of a 1960 trip to Japan for an anti-nuclear conference, by the New Zealander who became a member of the Chinese Communist Party.
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O daishi sama お大師さま

by Hiromasa Arai; Yoshimi Nakajima

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Published
1973
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$18.00

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Wakayama: Koyasan Shuppansha, 1973. 55 pages, slender paperback, very good; children's book in Japanese about the monk Kukai, who founded the Shingon school of Buddhism.
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image of Interference and betrayal, Japanese Communist Party fights back against Soviet hegemonism. Soviet secret documents

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Tokyo: Japan Press Service, 1994. Paperback. 522p., wraps a bit shelf worn else good condition.
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Jigoku ebanashi 地獄絵ばなし

by Kobayakawa Yoshifuru 小早川好古, author and illustrator

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Published
n.d.
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Tokyo: Aoyama Shoin, n.d.. [14p.] staplebound booklet, very good; children's book in Japanese illustrating the torments of the various Buddhist hells. Undated, but post-war.
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Down with revived Japanese militarism

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Published
1971
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$15.00

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Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1971. 76p., slender paperback, mild handling, old price penned in corner. Issued in the context of negotiations between the US and Japan to renew the Mutual Security Assistance Pact.
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The Soul of the Far East

by Lowell, Percival

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Published
1893
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Boston: Houghton and Mifflin, 1893. 226p., hardcover, some stains to the boards, interior clean. Discussion of Japanese culture by the noted astronomer.
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image of [Group of 47 publications of the Spartacist League in Japan]

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Tokyo: Spartacst Group Japan, 2004. Group of newsletters and pamphlets from the Trotskyist group, generally issued under the title Suparutashisuto スパルタシスト, a Japanese transliteration of "Spartacist." Includes a series of local reprints of articles from Workers Vanguard translated into Japanese (nos. 1-33, missing 9, with 4/5 a double issue), a 1982 booklet presenting a statement of principles, pamphlets in… Read more
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What is non-violent direct action

by Kou, Mukai

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Published
n.d.
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$65.00

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Osaka: War Resisters International Japan Group, n.d.. 42p., wraps, 5.5x4.75 inches; later label applied to back cover giving the group's address and internet contact. Only 3 copies found in OCLC as of 1/2021. Mukai was the secretary of WRI-Japan, a poet, and an anarchist. Translated into English by Wat Tyler.
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image of Damage. Vol. 1 no. 7 (July 1980)

Damage. Vol. 1 no. 7 (July 1980)

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Published
1980
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$25.00

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San Francisco: Damaged Goods, 1980. Single issue of the punk and new-wave zine in tabloid newspaper format, 38p., horizontal fold; rear cover has doodles and notations written over an advertisement. Cover story on Public Image Limited in San Francisco, the Cramps, and a section on the scene in Japan.
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image of Japan C.M.S. Quarterly. June, 1940

Japan C.M.S. Quarterly. June, 1940

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Published
1940
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Tokushima: Church Missionary Society, Japan Mission, 1940. 32p., slender booklet format, mild edgewear and toning. Updates on missionary activities in Japan, with several black and white photos. Includes discussion of expected legislation regulating religious organizations under the militarist government; it betrays some anxiety about what is to come, but expresses relief that Christianity has been officially recognized as a… Read more
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image of Thirty-fifth annual announcement [Interior title: Announcement of the Doshisha Schools]

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Kyoto: Doshisha, 1910. 54p., slender paperback, some foxing to the cover and rust at the staples. Fold-out map at the back is intact. Annual guide to the Christian schools with both Japanese and western faculty, with introductory essays, lists of courses for 1910-1911, financial statement, etc. Frontispiece portrait of Joseph Hardy Neesima, the Japanese missionary who founded the institution… Read more
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image of E.A. Gordon, pioneer in East-West religious understanding: a memorial tribute

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Los Angeles: Philosophical Research Society, 1975. 46p., staplebound booklet, very good. Tribute to Elizabeth Anna Gordon, who lived in Japan for many years and published works arguing that there were ancient links between Christianity and Buddhism.
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$22.00