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This is Japan, 1967, Number 14
 by 
Price: US $24.00
Binding: Pictorial Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
This was an annual publication, with lots of advertisments, on slick paper. It has a mix of historic (article on Admiral Perry), art (Treasures of Fi... Details
Unbeaten Tracks in Japan, 2 Volumes in One
 by Bird, Isabella (Bishop)
Price: US $49.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
subtitled, "An Account of Travels on Horseback in the Interior including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrises of Nikko and Ise". Pages xx... Details
The Missionary and the Libertine
 by Buruma, Ian
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
A splendid exploration of East vs West cultural misconceptions. The author was educated in Holland and Japan, and is currently a fellow at the Woodro... Details
The Japanese Mind: the Goliath Explained
 by Christopher, Robert C
Price: US $8.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
near fine / dj near fine. Although Japan is less a goliath, this is still a fine insight into Japanese society. Very clean and tight, with no prior... Details
Neue Zeitfchrift Fur Missionswissenfchaft,
 by Cieslik, Hubert
Price: US $10.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
The author was a Jesuit residing in Tokyo. Title in French is "Nouvelle Revue de Science Missionnaire". Text in German. 15 page stapled pamphlet i... Details
The Grand Peregrination
 by Collis, Maurice
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
A fine biography of Fernao Mendes Pinto, a Portuguese traveller to Asia in the middle of the 16th Century. Based somewhat on the autobiography by Pi... Details
The Autobiography of Yukichi (foreword by Carmen Blacker)
 by Fukuzawa, Yukichi (translated by Elichi Kiyooka)
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Near fine/ dustjacket very good. Dictated in 1897, this autobiography is by one of the outstanding statesmen who moved Japan toward the West. Illustra... Details
Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan , 3 Volumes
 by Hawks, Francis L.
Price: US $3900.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
The title continues, "Performed in the Years 1852, 1853 and 1854 Under the Command of Commodore M.C. Perry, United States Navy". Original full moroc... Details
A Japanese Miscellany
 by Hearn, Lafcadio
Price: US $390.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
A splendid copy in the original decorated blue cloth designed by Emma Redington lee Thayer, with orange blooms on a light green tree on front, and bac... Details
Japan, an Attempt at Interpretation
 by Hearn, Lafcadio
Price: US $24.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Hearn was well equipped to interpret Japan, 14 years a resident when he wrote this in 1904, and with a Japanese wife. He remains a pleasure to read.... Details
Shadowings
 by Hearn, Lafcadio
Price: US $190.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A splendid copy in the original decorated blue cloth designed by Emma Redington lee Thayer, with light blue flowers on front, and back and spine, and ... Details
Japan Journal, 1855-1861
 by Heusken, Henry translated and edited by Jeannette C. van der Corput
Price: US $29.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Translated and edited by Jeannette van der Corput and Robert Wilson, Heausken was the first secretary of the American Legation in Japan, under the fir... Details
Japan and the Japanese
 by Hildreth, Richard
Price: US $110.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
This is the rare Japan edition, number 95 of a limited edition of 500. The maps makes it more desirable than many earlier printings that had none. E... Details
Japan and the Japanese
 by Hildreth, Richard
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
This was a popular book in its day, and is thus relatively common now. The 1860 and 1861 printings had no illustrations, but is said on the title pag... Details
Japan and the Japanese
 by Hildreth, Richard
Price: US $95.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
This is the first reprint after the 1855 first edition. It was a popular book in its day, and is thus relatively common now. The 1860 issue had no i... Details
China, a Critical Bibliography
 by Hucker, Charles
Price: US $7.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Good
Still useful for its judgements on scholarly and non-scholarly works on China. Pages x, 125 with index. Very clean and tight inside, the stiff pape... Details
The Japanese and Sun Yat-Sen
 by Jansen, Marius B.
Price: US $89.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Sun Yat-Sen's cooperation with Japan, in the name of Pan Asianism, and this book traces that partnership from 1895 to 1915. Pages 274 with index and ... Details
Japan, Before Buddhism
 by Kidder, J. Edward
Price: US $12.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Dustjacket is faded on the spine. Otherwise a nice copy in a Praeger series on ancient peoples and places. Details
Commodore Perry's Expedition to Hakodate, May, 1854
 by Kojima, Matajiro
Price: US $395.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Fine
The author was a merchant and headman of his district when American Admiral Perry came to Hakodate (now Hokkaaido), and this is his account of the ope... Details
Japanese Prints by Harunobu and Shunsho in the Collection of Louis V. Ledoux
 by Ledoux, Louis
Price: US $120.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A large folio volume in fine condition, no edgewear and protected in a heavy glassine sleeve. White title block on the front cover with bright title ... Details
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