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Western Medical Pioneers in Feudal Japan

by Bowers, John Z.

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Published
1970
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Baltimore: Published for the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation by the Johns Hopkins Press, 1970. Hardcover. xi, 245p., cloth-covered boards, 5.25x8.5 inches, spine leans slightly, a few small stains to rear board else very good condition. No dj.
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image of Kyoto: The Old Capital of Japan (794-1869)

Kyoto: The Old Capital of Japan (794-1869)

by Ponsonby-Fane, R.A.B [RIchard Arthur Brabazon]; foreword by Izuru Shimmura

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Published
1966
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Kyoto: The Ponsonby Memorial Society, 1966. Hardcover. xi, 454p., cloth-covered boards, 6x8.5 inches, illus., corners bumped, offsetting to endpapers else very good later revised edition. No dj.
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Namban Art. A Loan Exhibition from Japanese Collections

by Tani, Shin'ichi - Tadashi Sugase

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Published
1973
ISBN
9780913304013
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[New York]: International Exhibitions Foundation, 1973. Paperback. 127p., oblong in cardstock wraps, 8x8.5 inches, b&w reproductions with a small bright color repro section, item mildly edgeworn with two turned corner-tips, an otherwise perfectly sound copy entirely clean and unmarked.
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image of O século cristão do Japão. Actas do colóquio internacional comemorativo dos 450 anos de amizade Portugal-Japão (1543-1993)

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Lisbon: Centro de estudos dos povos e culturas de expressão portuguesa da Universidade católica portuguesa; Instituto de história de além-mar da Faculdade de ciências sociais e humanas da Universidade nova de Lisboa, 1994. Paperback. 663p. paperback, very good. Articles in their original languages, mostly Portuguese, but some in English.
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image of State and Diplomacy in Early Modern Japan: Asia in the Development of the Tokugawa Bakufu

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Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984. Hardcover. xxviii, 309, [5]p., cloth-covered boards, illus., tables, maps, very good condition in an unclipped dj with a sticker shadow on the front panel. Studies of the East Asian Institute.
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image of St. Francis Xavier, his life and times / Dai Zabieru ten: rainichi 450-shūnen sono shōgai to Nanban bunka no iho 大ザビエル展 : 来日 450周年その生涯と南蛮文化の遺宝

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Tokyo: Tobu Bijutsukan, 1999. Paperback. 273p., very good paperback, illustrations largely in color, text in Japanese. Catalog of an exhibition on the Jesuit missionary.
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The Miner

by Natsume, Soseki

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Published
1988
ISBN
9780804714600
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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1988. Hardcover. 189p., very good hardcover in a lightly shelfworn dustjacket. Translated by Jay Rubin.
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image of Masuo Ikeda: Recent Watercolors, October 9 to 26, 1974

Masuo Ikeda: Recent Watercolors, October 9 to 26, 1974

by Ikeda, Masuo

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Published
1974
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New York: Staempfli, 1974. Pamphlet. Six-panel brochure, 7.75x9 inches, illus., very good exhibition catalog. Japanese artist.
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image of Betrayal from the East; the inside story of Japanese spies in America

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New York: Robert M. McBride and Co, 1943. 287p. hardcover, fifth printing, light shelfwear. No DJ.
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Shishu: Basho 詩集場所

by Koura Rumiko 高良留美子

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Published
1962
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Tokyo: Shichosha, 1962. Hardcover. Unpaginated, slender hardcover, boards lightly bent and foxed, inscribed by author in Japanese to Noriko Mizuta. The poet's second book, winner of the Mr. H prize in 1963.
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GPU News vol. 4, #11, September 1975: Barnard, George Gray, 1863-1938

by Gay People's Union, Sam Edwards, Donna Martin, Virginia Hammond, Lee C. Rice, Daniel Curzon, Dale H. Sprang, et al.

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Published
1975
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£26.11

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Milwaukee: Liberation Publications, 1975. Magazine. 40p. includes covers, 8.5x11 inches, news, art, poetry, services & resources, ads, events, directory, toning to cover else good newsletter in stapled wraps. Photo of Karen Black in male drag for a student film. Alioto Walks the Streets of San Francisco. Alienation in the Gay World. Hammond's Loving Women reviewed by Martin. Curzon on… Read more
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image of Mapping Early Modern Japan: Space, Place, and Culture in the Tokugawa Period (1603-1868)

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003. Hardcover. xv, 234p., cloth-covered boards, 6x9.25 inches, illus., maps, very good condition in like dj.
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Vita Sexualis

by Mori, Ogai; translated by Kazuji Ninomiya & Sanford Goldstein

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Published
1972
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Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1972. Paperback. 153p., wraps, 4.25x7.25 inches, small sticker on verso of front wrap, sticker scar on half-title else very good condition. Tut Books. Autobiographical novel of sexual awakening. First published (and subsequently banned) in 1909. Some gay content, although the protagonist is straight.
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Kagawa comes home

by [Kagawa, Toyohiko]

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Published
1937
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Tokyo: Friends of Jesus, 1937. Paperback. 63p. slender paperback journal, ownership signature on cover, spine ends worn, otherwise generally minor toning and wear. Laid in is a single-sheet mimeographed newsletter of the Kagawa Fellowship from June 1937, serving as a cover letter for the journal. Kagawa was a labor activist and missionary, jailed several times for labor activities as… Read more
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image of Political Women in Japan: The search for a place in political life

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981. Hardcover. xiv, 237p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.75 inches, very good first edition in an unclipped, lightly yellowed dj with a small closed tear on the rear panel. From the library of literary scholar Noriko Mizuta, with her Japanese ownership stamp on the free front endpaper, front blank, and half-title.
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image of Traité de Luís Fróis, S.J. (1585): sur les contradictions de moeurs entre Européens & Japonais

Traité de Luís Fróis, S.J. (1585): sur les contradictions de moeurs entre Européens & Japonais

by Fróis, Luís; translated by Xavier de Castro & Robert Schrimpf, presented by José Manuel Garcia

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Published
1994
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Paris: Chandeigne, 1994. Paperback. 187p., wraps, 6.25x8.75 inches, illus., very good second revised edition in like dj. Text in French. Collection Magellane. The Portuguese Jesuit's account of his missionary work in Japan.
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GPU News vol. 4, #10, August 1975: Lesbians in the Movies

by Gay People's Union, Donna Martin, R. Daniel Evans, Daniel Curzon, Louis Crompton, et al.

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1975
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Milwaukee: Liberation Publications, 1975. Magazine. 40p. includes covers, 8.5x11 inches, news, art, poetry, services & resources, ads, events, directory, toning to cover else good newsletter in stapled wraps. Cover story on lesbians in film with Melina Mercouri set to kiss Alexis Smith. Crompton on Gay Love in Old Japan. Poems by Evans and two short stories by Curzon including… Read more
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image of Deus Destroyed: The Image of Christianity in Early Modern Japan

Deus Destroyed: The Image of Christianity in Early Modern Japan

by Elison, George

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Published
1973
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1973. Hardcover. xiv, 542, [1]p., cloth-covered boards, 6.25x9.5 inches, illus., very good condition in a lightly worn, unclipped dj. Harvard East Asian Series 72.
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image of Masae Uezumi: Santa Fe, Recent Paintings. May 22-June 16, 2004

Masae Uezumi: Santa Fe, Recent Paintings. May 22-June 16, 2004

by Uezumi, Masae; essay by Willo Doe

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Published
2004
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New York: Walter Wickiser Gallery, 2004. Pamphlet. 10, [1]p., wraps, 10.25x8.5 inches landscape format, profusely illus., very good exhibition catalog. Japanese artist's paintings of houses in Santa Fe.
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image of History of Japan: Compiled from the Records of The English East India Company at the Instance of the Court of Directors. Two Volumes in One

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London / New York: Curzon Press / Barnes & Noble, 1972. Hardcover. xxvii, 339p., cloth-covered boards, 6x9.5 inches, old price stamped on free front endpaper else very good condition in a lightly soiled unclipped dj. Written in 1822 and originally published in 1931. Records of Asian History.
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