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A Representation of 3,000 Years of the Art of Japan from Mayuyama Collection
1 A Representation of 3,000 Years of the Art of Japan from Mayuyama Collection
Dallas, TX, Neiman-Marcus, 1974, Staple Bound Very Good Art 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Staple-bound. 8 1/4" w x 9 3/4"h. 140918 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Brazil: Body Nostalgia
2004, Trade Paperback Very Good 
Catalog from the exhibit June 8-July 25, 2004 at the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, Japan. Text in Japanese with some English. 177 pages. Cardboard front cover. 097900 
Price: 115.00 USD
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Children Represented in Ukiyo-e:  Japanese Children in the 18th-19th Centuries
3 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)
4 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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5 Proceedings of the International Symposium on Tea Science August 26-29, 1991; Shizuoka, Japan
Japan, 1991, Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
Previous owner's name inside. Scuffed dust jacket. 785 pages. A publication of the first International Symposium on Tea Science (ISTS). The symposium comprised the seven categories of chemistry and biochemsitry, pharmacology and nutrition, breeding and biotechnology, agronomy, manufacture and management, disease and pest control, and soil and fertilizers. 091495 
Price: 145.00 USD
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6 Proceedings of the International Symposium on Tea Science August 26-29, 1991; Shizuoka, Japan
Japan, 1991, Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
Previous owner's inscription inside. Scuffed dust jacket withsmall tears. 785 pages. A publication of the first International Symposium on Tea Science (ISTS). The symposium comprised the seven categories of chemistry and biochemsitry, pharmacology and nutrition, breeding and biotechnology, agronomy, manufacture and management, disease and pest control, and soil and fertilizers. 091503 
Price: 144.00 USD
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Traditions in Japanese Design: Volume I Kacho: Bird and Flower Motifs, Arakawa, Hirokazu, et al
7 Arakawa, Hirokazu, et al Traditions in Japanese Design: Volume I Kacho: Bird and Flower Motifs
Kodansha International, 1967, Hard Cover Good Good 
"Whether in architecture, interior decoration, pottery, metalwork, textiles or gardens, the design concepts of Japan's artists and craftsmen have exerted a profound influence on form and ornamentation around the world." Back cover is impacted at corners, causing a visible though slight bend, not affecting page block more than a little tweak at extreme lower corner of the last 80 pages. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Some transfer of ink from cloth cover onto interior of price-clipped dust jacket. Good reading copy. 128913 
Price: 14.95 USD
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Japanese Colour Prints, Binyon, Laurence; J.J.O. Sexton
8 Binyon, Laurence; J.J.O. Sexton Japanese Colour Prints
London, Robert G.Sawers Publishing, 1978, 0903697041 / 9780903697040 Trade Paperback Very Good Art 
A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's inscription. A detailed history of the Japanese print, arranged by period. 5"w x 7"h. 230 pages of text, followed by 48 b&w illustrations. 140855 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 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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10 Bossert, Helmuth Th. Decorative Art of Asia and Egypt
Praeger, 1956, Ex Library Oversize Hardback Very Good No Jacket 
Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is tight and straight and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book has been re-bound by the library in to strong, heavy green cloth boards that show small tears at lower corners, but little else. Interior is very very clean and bright with very heavy paper with sharp corners. The forty 4-color full page plates illustrate approximately 600 examples of ornamental designs from Ancient Egypt, Syria, Turkey, Persia, Bokhara, Samarkand, Chinese Turkestan, Persia, India, Siam, China, Japan; and from those of the Tartars, the Siberian peoples, the Lapps, the Kirghiz, the Turcomans and the peoples of the Pamir plateau. These illustrations cover mainly the peak periods of non-European civilizations, so rich in decorative ornaments. 121238 
Price: 44.00 USD
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11 Brill, David Brilliant Origami: A Collection of Original Designs
New York, New York, U.S.A., Japan Pubns, 1999, 0870408968 / 9780870408960 Trade Paperback Near Fine 
Nearly new book, clean and neat with no wear or use of any kind. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind, binding is solid. 240 pages, heavily illustrated comprehensive, multi-cultural approach to origami, blending the analytical, highly detailed and engineered approach of the west with the minimal and artistic sensibilities of the east. Author was chairman of the British Origami Soc. 132421 
Price: 19.75 USD
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12 Burgess, Warren E.; Axelrod, Herbert R. Fishes of Southern Japan and the Ryukyus (Pacific Marine Fishes, Book 1)
Neptune City, New Jersey, U.S.A., F.H. Publications, Ind., 1973, 0876661231 / 9780876661239 Oversize Hardback Fine No Jacket 
Clean and unmarked; tight binding. 280 pages. Many color photos. 127006 
Price: 14.95 USD
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13 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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14 Cai, Chu-Xian Fukien Ground Boxing: Nan Shaoling Leg Techniques
New York, New York, U.S.A., Japan Pubns, 1993, 0870409247 / 9780870409240 Trade Paperback Very Good 
A clean, unmarked copy. 111 pages. Many black and white photos. 102161 
Price: 140.00 USD
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15 Caines, Arthur J.; Haycock, Roger F. Automotive Lubricants Reference Book
U.S.A., Society of Automotive Engineers Inc, 1996, 1560915250 / 9781560915256 Hard Cover Fine 
Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 706 pages, 138802 
Price: 45.00 USD
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The Accordion-fold Book for the Umbrellas (Japan and U.S.A.)  (Limited Edition), Christo
16 Christo The Accordion-fold Book for the Umbrellas (Japan and U.S.A.) (Limited Edition)
San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books, 1991, 0938491571 / 9780938491576 Oversize Hardback Near Fine Very Good Art Signed by Author
Signed "Christo, Octobre 1991" under swatches of blue and yellow umbrella fabric. Limited Edition, no. 72/400. 11 3/4"w x 14 1/4"h. Last page of accordion-fold section is creased at about 1/2" from the edge. The accordion pages feature Christo's painted photographs. Photography by Wolfgang Volz and a forward and interview by Masahiko Yanagi. Slight fading and imperfections to brown cloth-covered clamshell box. 140774 
Price: 275.00 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
17 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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Making Kimono & Japanese Clothes, Dobson, Jenni
18 Dobson, Jenni Making Kimono & Japanese Clothes
U.S.A., Batsford, 2004, 0713489030 / 9780713489033 Oversize Hardback Fine Very Good Fashion, Costume, Beauty 
Book is in excellent condition with black cloth covers, silver print at spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book is as new. Dust jacket shows scuffing and some edge wear, no tears. The flowing silks and delicate colours of the traditional kimono provide one of the most enduring images of Japan in contemporary society. Long regarded as an art form in itself, the simple yet classic design produces beautiful garments that are elegant and timeless. Expert dressmaker and quilter Jenni Dobson translates genuine Japanese garments and traditional techniques into easy-to-follow instructions for dressmakers, quilters and embroiderers. Simple patterns and step-by-step assembly instructions guide the beginner through the basic patterns, making this delicate art accessible to even those who are new to textiles. Notes on design, use of colour, fabric choices and decorative techniques will delight more accomplished readers, providing a creative and inspirational platform from which to launch new ideas and designs. Covering all aspects of making and embellishing kimono, the book also features other traditional garments such as hanten (a long, coat-like garment), haori (a stylish three-quarter-length jacket) and mompe (tapered trousers). This practical and comprehensive guide provides ample opportunity for adaptation and experimentation, producing stunning finished pieces that can be used for casual wear, evening wear or in keeping with traditional Japanese costume. 128 pages with patterns, color photos, how-to drawings. 139670 
Price: 37.50 USD
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Muro-Ji:  Buddhist Temples in Japan, Domon, Ken (photographs)
19 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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Gift Wrapping: Creative Ideas from Japan, Ekiguchi, Kunio
20 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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