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Michel Thomas Method: Japanese Foundation Course

by GILHOOLY, Helen; KUROSE, Mikiko [THOMAS, Michel]

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Published
2008
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Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780340974575
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$42.85

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London: Hodder Education, 2008. First edition. Box set. Fine/Very good (box). Set of boxed interactive CD-Roms (8 hours of tuition, plus reference booklet.) Scarce in this issue. Minor bump to box.
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Shindai The Art of Japanese Bed-Fighting

by SCHUMAKER, Ellen; NOBUNAGA, Tomi

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$9.83

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London: Wolfe Publishing , 1965. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. An irreverent spoof exposé of the secret Japanese marital art of pillow fighting. Well illustrated w/ numerous b&w photos of a couple engaged in various manoeuvres, but not a sleaze pulp, despite possible indications to the contrary. Crease marks to spine but otherwise limited wear.
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Back Roads to Far Towns: Basho's Travel Journal

by BASHO, Matsuo; CORMAN, Cid & SUSUMU, Kamaike (trans)

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Published
1986
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780934834650
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$9.96

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New York: White Pine Press, 1986. First edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Unpag. With furiganified Japanese to left page and translation to facing page. Light signs of use, otherwise a clean, firm copy.
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The Miscellany of a Japanese Priest, Being a Translation of Tsure-Zure Gusa

by YOSHIDA, Kenko; PORTER, William N (trans)

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Published
1974
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition thus
ISBN
9780804811194
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$12.35

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Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle, 1974. First edition thus. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Introduction by Sanki Ichikawa. pp. 216 + pub's ads. A very sharp, bright copy, binding firm, no marks or scribbles.
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Kiotské (stand to attention) Kére (bow) Naoré (stand up) Experiences during the Japanese occupation in Java [SIGNED]

by HANNAFORD-RAMBONNET, Nini

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
Edition
First edition
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$35.29

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Barendrecht, NL: Batavia Publishing, 2004. First edition. Card wraps. Fine. pp. 76, illus. w/ original b&w photos. Number 209, no explicit limitation but possibly of only 300 copies. Signed by author to inside front cover. Harrowing personal account of the Japanese invasion of Dutch East India in WW2 and its treatment of female POWs including accounts of Japanese… Read more
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Women and Wisdom of Japan

by TAKAISHI, Shingoro; CRANMER-BYNG, L and KAPADIA, Dr S A (eds)

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Published
1905
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
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$8.82

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London: John Murray, 1905. First edition. Cloth. Good. The Wisdom to the East Series. 12mo. pp. 64. Red cloth, white embossed design to cover. Front hinge is cracked, board edges lightly rubbed, still a decent, clean copy, binding firm.
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Sex and the Oriental

by HOWARD, Peter

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Published
1965
Condition
Good +
Edition
First edition
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USA: Gold Star Books, 1965. First edition . Mass Market Paperback. Good +. Slightly rubbed to covers, pages toned, but a decent, clean, firm copy, no marks or scribbles.
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Ehon Suruga mai [facsimile] Scenes of Suruga and Mai

by UTAMARO, Kitagawa

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Published
ND
Condition
Good +
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$56.72

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NP, ND. Thin threadbound card. Good +. An undated facsimile of Utamaro's famous black and white woodblock printed book, 'Scenes of Suruga and Mai', of 1790, measuring 19cm x 26cm. Unpag, 25 leaves w/ 46 reproductions. With light wear to covers, which show some crease marks and handling; some light wear to some pages. Probably dates latter… Read more
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Japanese Toys : Playing with History

by SAKAMOTO, Kazuya [Orig text]; SONOBE, Kiyoshi [Photographs]; POMEROY, Charles [trans]

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Published
1965
Condition
Fine
Edition
First English edition with revised text in one volume
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$60.50

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Tokyo and Rutland, Vermont : Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha and Charles E Tuttle Company Inc, 1965. First English edition with revised text in one volume. Original Cloth. Fine/Nr Fine. Sm 4to. pp. 516. Some 400 b&w gravure illust. and 12 col. plates. Gilt titles to spine, blue cloth, col. patterned endpapers. The first major examination of the topic, the first… Read more
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Original Kabuki Theatre Program, Imperial Theater Tokyo ca. 1950s.

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ND
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Very Good +
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Tokyo, ND. Staplebound Wraps. Very Good +. Kabuki theatre program, nd in English, but sometime in the 1950s, text in Japanese. pp. 32, 2 pages b&w photos of performers, a few pages of text in English to rear offering synopses of performances, inc Chujohime Koseki no Matsu; Yoshida Goten; Futatsu Chocho Kuruwa Nikki; Oharame, etc, and names of… Read more
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Japan - Images and Realities

by HALLORAN, Richard

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Published
1970
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Good +
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Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle, 1970. Good +. Thirteenth Printing, 1981. A decent sound copy, binding firm, internally clean and unmarked, page edges slightly grubby, light wear.
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Japan Since 1945 -- Special Subject List no. 31 [BIBLIOGRAPHY CHECKLIST]

by BONTOFT, G. J.

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Published
1959
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Good +
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London: The Library Association, 1959. Good +. pp. 16. Small stapled pamphlet, thin card wraps. A checklist of books on and about Japan published from 1945 to the date of publication. Useful material for any researcher seeking sources of immediate post-war commentary on the topic. Scarce. Ex-library, a little fragile but perfectly serviceable.
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SAKURA DOLLS OF JAPAN Their Stories, Appreciation and Creations

by Martha Sue Abston and Yoshiko Uchioke

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Published
June, 1963
Condition
Good +
Edition
First edition
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$18.91

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Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan: Japan Publications Trading Company , June, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Good +/fair. Slim 4to. pp. 94. Gilt kanji to upper board, gilt titles to spine. Bound in blue buckram. 35 colour photog. plates illustrate main text with further b&w photog. plates to rear on how to make various sakura dolls. In a tatty… Read more
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Essays in European and Oriental Literature

by HEARN, LAFCADIO

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Published
1968
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Reprinted with permission of Dodd, Mead
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$7.56

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Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1968. Reprinted with permission of Dodd, Mead. Dark green buckram binding, gilt title to spine, covers a little darkened, rear cover has a slight bump to top edge, else a very good copy. Reprints the 1923 Dodd, Mead edition. With a preface by Albert Mordell. pp. 339.
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