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Highly Important Japanese Prints, Illustrated Books and kk Drawings, all 4 vol.
 by 
Price: US $350.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Title continued, "from the Henri Vever Collection". All four volumes from auctions in 1974, 1974, 1977 and 1997. Grey cloth with no edge wear, no pr... Details
This is Japan, 1967, Number 14
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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
The Capital of the Tycoon, volume one only
 by Alcock, Rutherford (Sir)
Price: US $100.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
"A Narrative of a Three Years' Residence in Japan" (1860 to 1863). Japan was terra incognita, isolated for centuries from the outside world, when th... Details
God's Dust, a Modern Asian Journey
 by Buruma, Ian
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Asian societies in evolution, as seen by the insightful traveller, Ian Buruma. Pages xiii, 267 with a 5 page critical bibliography. Recommended. 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
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 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
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
Japan and the Japanese
 by Hildreth, Richard
Price: US $90.00
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 are said on the title page to be revised from the ... 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
A Treasury of Japanese Wood Block Prints Ukiyo-E
 by Kikuchi, Sadao, staff of Tokyo National Museum
Price: US $35.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Beautiful copy with no foxing or stains, no prior owner marks. Very clean and tight inside and out. The dust jacket is NOT price clipped, but it do... Details
Commodore Perry's Expedition to Hakodate, May, 1854
 by Kojima, Matajiro
Price: US $295.00
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
Japan Patterns of Continuity
 by Maraini, Fosco
Price: US $16.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Maraini studied Japan for more thatn 30 years, always bringing fresh insights into the culture and vitality of Japan. Beautiful book, in fine beige ... Details
A Dream of Tartary, the Origins and Misfortunes of Henry P'u Yi
 by McAleavy, Henry
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
The pitiful story of the last Emperor of China, a child puppet monarch for the Japanese in their conquest of Manchuria. Pages 292 with index. A very... Details
Japan, a Record in Colour
 by Menpes, Mortimer and Dorothy Menpes
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
100 fine Menpes watercolor plates, one of the early productions of A & C Black's expensive - in its day - 20 shilling series. This was a very success... Details
Forgotten Ally, China's World War II
 by Mitter, Rana
Price: US $20.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A fine coy with no wear and no prior owner marks. Dust jacket is NOT price clipped. The author is a professor of history and politics of Modern Chi... Details
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