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MAIKO OF GION (JAPANESE EDITION)

By: Kiyooka, Sumiko

Price: $50.00

Publisher: 1985

Order Number: 19207

ISBN: 4828902961

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light shelfwear; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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JAPANESE LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRY

By: Knox, George William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1908

Order Number: 19039

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Tiny chip and slight browning to front free endpaper. ; Decorative red boards with white lettering and ornate decoration in black and gilt. ; Our Asiatic Neighbors; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 275, 6 pages View more info

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DEATH IN LIFE Survivors of Hiroshima

By: Lifton, Robert Jay

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14590

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear & small open tears to DJ ; A wide ranging study of those who survived the bombing of Hiroshima ; 8vo; 594 pages View more info

JAPAN (MADAME CHRYSANTHEME)

By: Loti, Pierre

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, T. Werner Laurie Ltd.: N.D.

Order Number: 15880

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities. Spine slightly cocked. Spine lettering worn off. Binding not tight ; Author Loti wrote extensively on various corners of the globe; herein his take on Japan, with over 200 illustrations by Rossi and Myrbach. No date, circa 1915; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 334 pages View more info

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JAPAN TO-DAY AND TO-MORROW

By: Mabie, Hamilton Wright

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1914

Order Number: 6465

Condition: Very Good+


Very light rubbing to boards. Front hinge weakening; Very decorative navy blue boards with gilt lettering and pictorial design in gilt and black. 16 illustrations from b&w photographs ; 8vo; 291 pages View more info

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MEETING WITH JAPAN

By: Maraini, Fosco

Price: $12.98

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1959

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 15865

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows open tears, chipping & tape repair ; Author Maraini spent many years in Japan as a teacher, wartime internee, and traveller. Translated from the Italian by Eric Mosbacher. Some pictures in color; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 467 pages View more info

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ASSIGNMENT: TOKYO An Ambassador's Journal

By: Meyer, Armin H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1974

Order Number: 15866

ISBN: 0672519615

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to price clipped DJ; Author Meyer was US ambassador to Japan from 1969 to 1972. Then as now a very important post, Ambassador Meyer had no practical experience in the East, which was seen as conducive to a fresh start for relations between the two countries ; 8vo View more info

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THE VOICE OF ASIA

By: Michener, James A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1951

Order Number: 6447

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear to DJ. Price clipped. Small label on front endpaper. Bottom edge stamped; 8vo; 245 pages View more info

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THE VOICE OF ASIA

By: Michener, James A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1951

Order Number: 6466

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear to DJ, spine ends lightly chipped; "At first-hand an acknowledged authority examines & evaluates in human terms the changed outlook of the Asiatic world toward the West".; 8vo; 245 pages View more info

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THE FLOATING WORLD The Story of Japanese Prints

By: Michener, James A.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16267

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows chipping and small open tears to spine, with spine faded also. Previous owner's name & address to front free endpaper; The golden age of Japanese prints was from approximately 1660 to 1860, roughly coinciding with the Tokugawa dictatorship. Stated first edition; 8vo; 403 pages View more info

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IN JAPAN Pilgrimages to the Shrines of Art

By: Migeon, Gaston

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1908

Order Number: 1058

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ browned and with small chips ; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 207 pages View more info

IN JAPAN Pilgrimages to the Shrines of Art

By: Migeon, Gaston

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1908

Order Number: 13983

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities. Corners bumped. Binding not tight. Small bookseller's sticker to front endpaper. Foxing throughout; the enclaves of art in Japan; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 207 pages View more info

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THE EMPIRE OF THE EAST A Simple Account of Japan As it Was, Is, and Will Be

By: Montgomery, H. B.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. McClurg & Co.: 1909

Order Number: 15863

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities. Ex-lib with inkstamps to title page, verso of ffep and last page of text. Small open tear to front free endpaper ; Detailed account of early 20th century Japan with chapters on its history, physical characteristics, media, entertainment, government, religion, language, economics and more; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 307 pages View more info

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AMERICA ENCOUNTERS JAPAN From Perry to MacArthur

By: Neumann, William L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press: 1963

Order Number: 15871

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Small open tears to DJ which is slightly browned. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper; Many Americans' beliefs about Japan are rooted in misconception, particularly after WWII. Sure to rouse controversy among historians, author Neumann examines the question of Pearl Harbor in terms of the degree to which Japan may have been pressured into attacking Pearl Harbor; 8vo; 353 pages View more info

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THROUGH THE TORII

By: Noguchi, Yone

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, The Four Seas Company: 1922

Order Number: 19040

Condition: Very Good-


Boards and spine sunned and with moderate wear. Former owner's name on front free endpaper; Printed on japon paper. Top edge gilt. Including a laid-in brochure "Yone Noguchi's Essays" by Dixon Scott - possibly as issued; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 208 pages View more info

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KODO. THE WAY OF THE EMPEROR A Short History of the Japanese

By: Nourse, Mary A.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1940

Order Number: 1048

Condition: Very Good


Minor wear to extremities and with one small chip to corner. Spine darkened; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 350 pages View more info

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WITH KUROKI IN MANCHURIA

By: Palmer, Frederick

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14496

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light wear to extremities with fraying to spine ends; The first stirrings of war between Japan and Russia ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 362 pages View more info

Image for EAST OF SUEZ Ceylon, India, China and Japan

EAST OF SUEZ Ceylon, India, China and Japan

By: Penfield, Frederic Courtland

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Century: 1907

Order Number: 1163

Condition: Very Good-


Moderate1272 wear to boards. Spine faded. Hinges cracked. Some browning to endpapers. Spine lightly slanted ; Ex-Lib; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 349 pages View more info

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NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF AN AMERICAN SQUADRON TO THE CHINA SEAS AND JAPAN

By: Perry, M. C. ; Hawks, Francis L. & Wallach, Sidney

Price: $41.75

Publisher: New York, Coward - McCann, Inc.: 1952

Order Number: 15875

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear and small open tears with chipping to price clipped DJ. Sticker removal residue to front free endpaper ; Perry's famous expedition to Japan, resulting in an establishment of relations between the two countries. Reissued here to commemorate the centennial of the journey ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 305 pages View more info

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JAPAN The Rise of a Modern Power

By: Porter, Robert P.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1919

Order Number: 15014

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities. Browning to endpapers. Previous owner's name to front pastedown; History of Japan from the first Mikado through WWI. Large fold-out map ; 8vo; 361 pages View more info

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INTRODUCING JAPAN

By: Richie, Donald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Kodansha: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13932

ISBN: 0870113089

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight wear to price clipped DJ; Illustrated look at the history and customs of twentieth century Japan ; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 72 pages View more info

THE GRAND CRUISE

By: Roberts, Cecil

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Order Number: 15872

Condition: Very Good+


Part of spine lettering rubbed out. Spine slightly cocked. Binding not tight; As a youth of ten, author Roberts saw a two-volume set of Hare's Walks In Rome and purchased the first volume with his pocket money. (two weeks worth! ) The kindly shopkeeper allowed him to take both volumes on a promise of payment the following Saturday, which was duly done, and fifty-five years later, the books still in his possession, Author Roberts undertook a Grand Tour, including Italy, Egypt, Yemen, India, Singapore, present-day Sri Lanka, Hong Kong, Thailand, the USA, and Mexico, among others. SIGNED by autho... View more info

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AMERICA TO JAPAN A Symposium of Papers by Representative Citizens of the United States on the Relations between Japan and America

By: Russell, Lindsay [editor]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1915

Order Number: 14867

Condition: Very Good+


A very handsome and well preserved copy; 8vo; 318 pages View more info

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THE ART OF ARRANGING FLOWERS A Complete Guide to Japanese Ikebana

By: Sato, Shozo

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: N.D.

Order Number: 15937

Condition: Very Good+


Color illustrations are tipped in. No date, circa mid-1960s. Including classine mylar cover (as issued) ; B&W & Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 366 pages View more info

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YOUNG JAPAN The Story of the Japanese People, and Especially of Their Educational Development

By: Scherer, James A. B.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6366

Condition: Very Good+


Boards a bit browned with very light aparent stain from a mug. Endpapers a bit browned. A few single pages browned from newspaper articles laid in; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 328 pages View more info

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JAPAN'S ADVANCE

By: Scherer, James A. B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Tokyo, The Hokuseido Press: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18026

Condition: Very Good+


Ex-Library; 8vo; 347 pages View more info

Image for LOW CITY, HIGH CITY Tokyo from Edo to the Earthquake: How the Shogun's Ancient Capital Became a Great Modern City, 1867-1923

LOW CITY, HIGH CITY Tokyo from Edo to the Earthquake: How the Shogun's Ancient Capital Became a Great Modern City, 1867-1923

By: Seidensticker, Edward

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15844

ISBN: 0394507304

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ. Corners slightly bumped; For two and one-half centuries, Tokyo (then Edo) was closed off to the outside world. In scarcely fifty years after the 1867 changes, it became a modern metropolis, but not without cost; B&W and Color Illustrations; 8vo; 302 pages View more info

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INDIA, CHINA AND JAPAN

By: Taylor, Bayard

Price: $215.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam & Co.: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1132

Condition: Very Good


Spine sunned. Foxing to first few pages. Very light foxing to pages otherwise. Binding tight, with spine a bit slanted. Chipping to top margin pp 202 - 251, not effecting readability ; Blindstamped dark brown cover with vignette design ; 12mo; 539 pages View more info

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JAPAN IN OUR DAY

By: Taylor, Bayard

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1892

Order Number: 18180

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities; Illustrated Library of Travel; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 293 pages View more info

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TERRY'S GUIDE TO THE JAPANESE EMPIRE Including Korea and Formosa

By: Terry, T. Philip

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1928

Order Number: 19188

Condition: Very Good+


Minor shelfwear to extremities and with gilt lettering a bit faded. Slight browning to endpapers. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. ; Internally an exceptionally handsome copy (including NF maps) . Extensive rear ad section ; 12mo; cclxxxiv, 799 pages View more info