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Beauty of Spiritual Awakening
1 Beauty of Spiritual Awakening
Fukuoka Art Museum, 2002, Oversize Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. It introduces 99 artworks of paintings and sculptures that remain in Soto-Sect Zen Buddhist temples in Yamaguchi and Kyushu. It comprehensively defines the superb Zen culture that expanded in these areas in the Kamakura period (1192-1333). 176 pages. Text in Japanese. Captions to photos in Japanese and English. 098936 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Children Represented in Ukiyo-e:  Japanese Children in the 18th-19th Centuries
2 Children Represented in Ukiyo-e: Japanese Children in the 18th-19th Centuries
Japan, The Japan Foundation / Kumon Institute of Education, 1998, Oversize Paperback Fine Art 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 113 pages. 8 1/4"w x 11 5/8"h. Exhibition catalog for a show that appeared in Russia, England, France, and Germany. The ukiyo-e prints of the Edo period represented here includes portraits of mother and chld, depecitions of customs and games, children's prints, and omacha-e. 139800 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Japan Today and Tomorrow (Number 2, 1928)
3 Japan Today and Tomorrow (Number 2, 1928)
Japan, Osaka Mainichi Publishing Co, 1928, Oversize Hardback Very Good No Jacket Japan 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Large format periodical re-bound by library into a sturdy hardback with three quarters cloth cover and decorative paper boards. 10 3/8"w x 15"h. 176 pages. Newsprint text pages are fragile, age-toned and yellowing, but nine beautiful full-page color plates are printed on heavy white paper and are still in great condition. Color plates have tissue paper overlays, some with printing and one that is torn. Text in English. Many advertisements. Includes articles on culture, politics, and economics. Some of the articles in this issue are titled, "What Kind of Wife?", "Civilian Aviation," and "Katsuben (Workers of Modern Japan)." 139216 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Mario Botta: Watari-Um Project in Tokyo 1985-1990
Tokyo, Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, 1990, 4900398110 Trade Paperback Very Good 
Slightly scuffed cover. Small corner of front endpaper cut out. 099237 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Nihon Chokoku No Kindai: Modern Age in Japanese Sculpture from Its Beginnings through the 1960s
Japan, Tankosha Publishing Co., Ltd., 2007, 4473034305 / 9784473034304 Trade Paperback Fine 
A clean, unmarked copy in excellent condition. Text in Japanese. Many color photos. 119820 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Recreating Japanese Women, 1600-1945, Bernstein, Gail Lee
6 Bernstein, Gail Lee Recreating Japanese Women, 1600-1945
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1991, 0520070178 / 9780520070172 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 340 pages. 134913 
Price: 12.95 USD
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Bugaku Masks, Bethe, Monica; Nishikawa, Kyotaro
7 Bethe, Monica; Nishikawa, Kyotaro Bugaku Masks
N Y., Kodansha Amer Inc, 1978, 0870113127 / 9780870113123 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Previous owner's inscription inside. Price-clipped dust jacket. 194 pages; many illustrations. 108273 
Price: 34.00 USD
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Japanese Colour Prints from Harunobu to Utamaro, Blunt, Wilfrid
8 Blunt, Wilfrid Japanese Colour Prints from Harunobu to Utamaro
London, Faber & Faber, Oversize Hardback Good No Jacket 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 24 pages with large, tipped-in color plates. Paperback re-bound by library in green cloth boards with wear around edges. Slight water damage to top of cover of original paper cover (pictured in photo). 124121 
Price: 14.95 USD
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New Japanese Architecture, Bognar, Botond
9 Bognar, Botond New Japanese Architecture
N Y, Rizzoli, 1990, 0847812669 / 9780847812660 Oversize Paperback Very Good Architecture 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 224 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. Many color and b&w photos. 139490 
Price: 14.95 USD
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10 Booth, Alan Looking for the Lost: Journeys Through a Vanishing Japan
Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Kodansha Amer Inc, 1995, 1568360657 / 9781568360652 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 387 pages. 132014 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Buruma, Ian The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan
Great Britain, Phoenix, 2002, 0753813122 / 9780753813126 Trade Paperback Very Good Military/War 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 330 pages. Yellowing pages. 140103 
Price: 18.95 USD
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The Making of a Japanese Print:  Harunobu's "Heron Maid", Chiba, Reiko; Harunobu
12 Chiba, Reiko; Harunobu The Making of a Japanese Print: Harunobu's "Heron Maid"
Rutland, Vermont; Tokyo, Japan, Charles E. Tuttle, 1984, Hard Cover Very Good 
Very attractive small format book, 3 7/8"w x 5 7/8"h. Previous owner's name on rear endpaper. Colorful Japanese style printed cover with pasted down title. This beautiful little book demonstrates how a color woodblock print is made, showing how each color is added. 138626 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 Cram, Ralph Adams Impressions of Japanese Architecture and the Allied Arts
Boston, Marshal Jones Co., 1930, First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 242 pages. Full green cloth boards. Black and white photos. 122636 
Price: 10.95 USD
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14 Daab Publishing Japanese Design
Daab Pub, 2004, 3937718079 / 9783937718071 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 400 pages. Slight edge wear. Many color photos. 124322 
Price: 32.00 USD
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We Japanese: Being Descriptions of Many of the Customs, Manners, Ceremonies, Festivals, Arts and Crafts of the Japanese besides Numerous Other Subjects, De Garis, Frederic
15 De Garis, Frederic We Japanese: Being Descriptions of Many of the Customs, Manners, Ceremonies, Festivals, Arts and Crafts of the Japanese besides Numerous Other Subjects
Japan, Fujiya Hotel, Soft Cover Very Good Fair 
Japanese stab-binding in silk cloth-covered stiff silvery/gray decorative paper wraps.Title laid on front cover and spine of slipcase. Ex-library stamps inside, but no marks on cover. No date indicated - circa 1930's. In tattered ex-library marked blue slipcase, torn at top of spine, with bone closures. Printed on double pages of rice paper flecked with sparkly mica. Black and white illustrations with occasional spots of color. Corner of first blank page cut out. 129927 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Japanese Design, Dietz, David
16 Dietz, David Japanese Design
Koln, Germany, Taschen, 1994, 3822893501 / 9783822893500 Oversize Paperback Near Fine 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. Large format: 8 7/8"w x 11 5/8"h. Many color photos. 139197 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Muro-Ji:  Buddhist Temples in Japan, Domon, Ken (photographs)
17 Domon, Ken (photographs) Muro-Ji: Buddhist Temples in Japan
Japan, Bijutsu Shuppan-sha, 1963, Oversize Paperback Very Good Good 
Oversize softcover with dust jacket. 10 1/4" x 14". Text in Japanese, with English sheet inserted which has a paragraph description and list of plates. 32 pages of black and white photos. Dust jacket has a 2" tear on the back and is covered by a transparent wax paper jacket of its own which has some small tears. Writing in Japanese on endpaper. 107205 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami, Ehrlich, Gretel
18 Ehrlich, Gretel Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami
Pantheon, 2013, 0307907317 / 9780307907318 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
Brand new book, in new condition. Dust jacket has sticker residue on lower spine. 130054 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Gift Wrapping: Creative Ideas from Japan, Ekiguchi, Kunio
19 Ekiguchi, Kunio Gift Wrapping: Creative Ideas from Japan
N Y, Kodansha Amer Inc, 1986, 0870117238 / 9780870117237 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 124 pages. Previous owner's label inside. Full blue cloth boards. Sixty-six designs shown in color photos with step-by-step detailed instructions. 136857 
Price: 14.95 USD
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20 Friedman, Mildred (ed). Tokyo: Form and Spirit
N Y, Abrams / Walker Art Center, 1986, 0935640193 / 9780935640199 Oversize Paperback Near Fine 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 256 pages. 8 7/8"w x 11 7/8"h. Exhibition catalog. 136477 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Children Represented in Ukiyo-e:  Japanese Children in the 18th-19th Centuries
Children Represented in Ukiyo-e: Japanese Children in the 18th-19th Centuries

Japanese Prints 1950-1990, Sakai, Tadayasu
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The Legacy of Japanese Printmaking / Le rayonnement de l'estampe Japonaise, Till, Barry
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The Complete Guide to Traditional Japanaese Performing Arts (Japanese-English Edition), Kodama Shoko
The Complete Guide to Traditional Japanaese Performing Arts (Japanese-English Edition)

This Is My Own: Letters to Wes & Other Writings on Japanese Canadians, 1941-1948, Kitagawa, Muriel; Miki, Roy (editors)
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