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Uten-koku shi 于闐國史

by Teramoto Enga 寺本婉雅

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Published
1921
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Kyoto: Chojiya Shoten, 1921. 171p., hardcover, cloth boards somewhat toned and worn, 1964 ownership signature of Francis A. Westbrook. Text in Japanese. On ancient Khotan in the days of its significance as a Buddhist center. Includes Japanese translations from old Tibetan texts.
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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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Taiyo to tomoni ikiru

by Sender, Ramón; Alicia Bay Laurel; trans. Mariko Fukamachi

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Published
2006
ISBN
9784794215482
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Tokyo: Soshisha, 2006. 183p., paperback, very good. Japanese translation of the 1973 work "Being of the Sun," text reproduced from manuscript.
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Hokubei hyakunen-zakura

by Ito, Kazuo

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Published
1969
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Tokyo: Hokubei hyakunen-zakura Jikko Iinkai, 1969. 1140p., very good hardcover. A Japanese-language history of the Japanese in North America over the previous century.
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Hokubei hyakunen-zakura

by Ito, Kazuo

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Published
1969
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Tokyo: Hokubei hyakunen-zakura Jikko Iinkai, 1969. 1140p., very good hardcover in a worn and soiled slipcase; inscribed in Japanese by the author. A Japanese-language history of the Japanese in North America over the previous century.
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The new study of Nüchen language / Joshingo no shinkenkyu

by Watanabe Shigetaro

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Published
1935
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Osaka: Osaka Asiatic Society, 1935. 70, 33, 20 p., slender paperback, pages toned, otherwise very good; small nick on spine. Almost entirely in Japanese; English title on rear cover. Research Review of the Osaka Asiatic Society. No. 12.
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Koyo o tazunete

by Mitani, Kelvin K.

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Published
1987
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Newcastle, CA: the author, 1987. 92p., wraps, very good. "Visiting the autumn leaves," a collection of 52 columns by this name by the Japanese-American author describing travels in Japan, with xeroxed photography.
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Sarasoju: the Sal Tree

by Minojo (Mieko Yoshikami)

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Published
1998
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Bethesda: Decatur Press, 1998. 127p., very good paperback. Collection of Haiku by the octagenarian Japanese-American author. Includes Japanese text and translations.
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Pebbles

by Denner, Richard translated by Yasue Sato, Calligraphy & typography by Shogo Oketani

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Published
2003
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no place: Self-published by the author as dPress, 2003. Pamphlet. [14p]5.5x8.25 inches, spot-color decorations, rice-paper endsheets, text in Japanese characters, romanized Japanese, and English, very good chapbook in sewn wraps and matching folder which is edgeworn. After leaving the Berkeley Street Poets and Moe's Books Denner ran a small bookstore in Washington state he subsidized by working as a… Read more
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Haiku I.

by Garcia Fernandez, Sara

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Published
2010
ISBN
9789870247135
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Buenos Aires: Editorial Dunken, 2010. Paperback. 214p., very good softcover, text in Spanish and Japanese. Haiku by the Ikebana instructor who has taught in San Francisco, New York and San Pablo.
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Tokyo: Sairyusha 彩流社, 2009. Hardcover. 236, 37 p.; very good hardcover in dj. Text in Japanese. "African-American history and artistic creativity in Toni Morrison's Paradise.
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Misuteri sakuru no nazo ミステリー・サークルの謎

by Delgado, Pat; Colin Andrews; Hiroshi Minamiyama 南山宏

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Published
1989
ISBN
9784576900650
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Tokyo: Futami Shobo 二見書房, 1989. 291p., lots of photos half of which in color; very good in 6.5x4 inch wraps with a printed sash-band; text in Japanese. On mystery, or "crop circles" cut into standing agricultural fields. Translated from Pat Delgado's book, "Circular Evidence
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Heidelberg: Carl Winter - Universitatsverlag, 1952. 123p., sewn textblock in 9.5x6.5 inch tobacco-brown wraps printed sepia, mild external wear and toning, underlines on the Vorwort page, an otherwise good clean copy. Bibliothek der allgemeinen Sprachwissenschaft herausgegeben von Hans Krahe. Some basic features of Japanese language-structure demonstrated with practical examples.
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image of Boku no kareshi wa doko ni iru  ボクの彼氏はどこにいる? [Where is my boyfriend?]

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Tokyo: Kodansha 講談社, 2002. Hardcover. 219p., text in Japanese, very good first edition in boards and unclipped dj. Engaging first person narrative by a young man about what it's like growing up gay in contemporary Japan; in more recent years Ishikawa has become a very rare example of an openly gay politician in Japan. Ishikawa appears in a… Read more
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Osaka: Asahi Shinbunsha 朝日新聞社, 1946. 335p., stiff red wraps moderately worn. First post-war edition of the yearbook published by Asahi Simbun, one of Japan's major newspapers.
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Shinia ga ikasu amerika no NPO

by Wiesner, Masami Kobayashi

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Published
2002
ISBN
9784768468302
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£11.09

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Tokyo: Gendaishokan, 2002. 254p., very good hardcover with slightly edgeworn dj, generic presentation slip laid in. On senior non-profit organizations in the US; Japanese-American author.
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Supein Senso, fashisumu to jinminsensen

by Saito, Takahashi

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Published
1966
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Tokyo, 1966. vii, 198p., vignette illustrations and a doublespread line map, pocketsize wraps in banded dj, very good copy. Text in Japanese. Inserted in the plastic dj cover is a typed inscription in English to Robert Colodny, signed by the author, who renders his title as "Spanish War, Fascism and Frente Popular
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