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Japanese Design

By: Dietz, David

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Koln, Germany, Taschen: 1994

Seller ID: 139197

ISBN: 3822893501

Condition: 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. View more info

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Muro-Ji: Buddhist Temples in Japan

By: Domon, Ken (photographs)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Japan, Bijutsu Shuppan-sha: 1963

Seller ID: 107205

Condition: Very 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. View more info

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Echizen: Eight Hundred Years of Japanese Stoneware

By: Donald Alan Wood; Teruhisa Tanaka; Frank Chance

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Birmingham Museum of Art: 1995

Seller ID: 144393

ISBN: 0931394392

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with the slightest indication of previous use to the covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. An overview of the history of Echizen ceramics and catalog for a major exhibition based on the fine collection of Japanese ceramics in the Birmingham (Alabama) Museum of Art. 142 pages with 76 full page, full color plates of the works of the artists, including Juroemon Fujita, Tomio Fujita, Nobuhiko Fukushima, Tetsu Goto, Nobuyasu Ito, Mitsuo Kasatsuj... View more info

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Warlords, Artists, and Commoners: Japan in the Sixteenth Century

By: Elison, Goroge; Bardwell L. Smith

Price: $38.50

Publisher: University Press of Hawaii: 1981

Seller ID: 145081

ISBN: 0824806921

Condition: Very Good


Book has grey boards and silver gilt print at spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior has underlining (see photo). Dust jacket shows slight signs of shelf wear only, no tears, price sticker at front. Four fold-out pages in b&w with 9 plates are intact and as new. View more info

Suye Mura: A Japanese Village

By: Embree, John F.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1972

Seller ID: 144088

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full tan cloth boards. Previous owner's name inside. 354 pages. View more info

The Nanjing Massacre in History and Historiography (Asia: Local Studies / Global Themes)

By: Fogel, Joshua A. and Charles S. Maier

Price: $9.50

Publisher: University of California Press: 2000

Seller ID: 144476

ISBN: 0520220072

Condition: 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. 248 pages. View more info

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Tokyo: Form and Spirit

By: Friedman, Mildred (ed).

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Abrams / Walker Art Center: 1986

Seller ID: 136477

ISBN: 0935640193

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 256 pages. 8 7/8"w x 11 7/8"h. Exhibition catalog. Essays, biographies, selected bibliography, glossary, index. Many color illustrations. Essays discuss the evolution of Tokyo's art and architecture from the seventeenth century to the present and the coexistence of technology and tradition. View more info

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Geisha: A Unique World of Tradition, Elegance and Art

By: Gallagher, John

Price: $84.75

Publisher: U.S.A., PRC Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 137028

ISBN: 1856486974

Condition: Near Fine


Book show tiny nicks to the corner of the pictorial boards; otherwise as new in excellent condition in every respect with a straight spine, square, solid binding, text/interior is clean, neat and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear only, no tears, not price clipped. 'Rises above many of its competitors, thanks to its ambitious scope.The book's photos and illustrations are frequently stunning.Gallagher's writing style is straightforward and articulate, with so much intelligence and grace, it's difficult not to be charmed.'--'Publishers Weekly' Take a fascinating p... View more info

Darkness of God, the: Theology After Hiroshima

By: Garrison, Jim

Price: $6.56

Publisher: SCM Press: 1982

Seller ID: 139295

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers, binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info

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The Showa Anthology: Modern Japanese Short Stories 1929-1961 (V. 1) and Modern Japanese Short Stories 1961 - 1984 (V. 2)

By: Gessel, Van C. & Matsumoto, Tomone

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Kodansha Amer Inc: 1985

Seller ID: 129771

ISBN: 0870117394

Condition: Near Fine


Covers in brown silky cloth (V. 2) and blue (V.1) books appear nearly new with sharp corners, no marking of any kind to text/interior, 428 pages total in both books. Dust jackets are price clipped at bottom, with very light edgewear and scuffing only, no tears. View more info

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Japan's Modern Myths: Ideology in the Late Meiji Period

By: Gluck, Carol

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Princeton Univ Pr: 1985

Seller ID: 130964

ISBN: 0691008124

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 407 pages. View more info

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Matsuri!: Japanese Festival Arts

By: Gonick, Gloria

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., Univ of California Museum of: 2002

Seller ID: 129172

ISBN: 0930741927

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 256 pages. Liquid stain to a few pages, edge only. View more info

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The Japanese Home Stylebook: Architectural Details and Motifs

By: Goodman, Peter

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Stone Bridge Press: 1992

Seller ID: 144954

ISBN: 1880656019

Condition: 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. Chapters include: Tokonoma and shelves, Tatami mats and ceilings, Transoms, Fusuma, Shoji screens, Windows, Doors , Railings and verandas, Garden fences and paths, Decorative patterns, etc. 176 pages, heavily illustrated. View more info

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Japanese Antique Dolls

By: Gribbin, Jill ; David Gribbin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N Y, Weatherhill: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145320

ISBN: 0834801949

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full green cloth boards. Slight edge wear to price-clipped dust jacket. 174 pages. 8 3/8"w x 11 7/8"h. View more info

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Looking Like The Enemy: My Story Of Imprisonment In Japanese-American Internment Camps

By: Gruenewald, Mary Matsuda

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Troutdale, Oregon, U.S.A., NewSage Press: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 125158

ISBN: 0939165538

Condition: Good


228 pages. Curling and liquid stained page edges. Signed by author. View more info

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History of the Development of Japanese Thought from A.D. 592 to 1868 Volume 1, A

By: Hajime, Nakamura

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai: 1969

Seller ID: 132003

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 149 pages. Previous owner's name. Contents: The Ideal of a Universal State and Its Philosophical Basis; Pilosophical Ideas of the Nara and the Heian Periods; Medieval Thought; Controversy Between Buddhism and Christianity. View more info

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Japan and Her People : Volume I

By: Hartshorne, Anna C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, John C. Winston Co.: 1902

Seller ID: 140989

Condition: Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. 377 pages. 5 1/4"w x 7 1/4"h. Black and white plates. The Chapters: Introduction; Voyage and First Impressions; Yokohama; History-The Dawn and the Middle Ages; The Tokugawa and the Restoration; Kamkura-A Forsaken City; Enoshima; A Japanese Inn: From Yokohama to Tokyo; Tokyo-The Castle and the City; Tokyo Streets; A Japanese Household; Ikegami-A Typical Buddhist Temple; Oji Maples; Karuizawa and the West Coast; Ikao; Nikko-The Shrines of the Shoguns; Nikko and Lake Chuzenji; Sendai and Matsushima; The Oshiu Kaido; The Hokkaido. View more info

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Shinto Arts, Nature, Gods, and Man in Japan

By: Haruki, Kageyama & Christine Kanda

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Japan House Gallery, Japan Society Inc.:

Seller ID: 129768

ISBN: 0913304328

Condition: Very Good


Exhibition catalogue for a show at the Seattle Art Museum, winter 1976 of Shinto archaeological material, sculpture, painting, Mishotai and Kakebotoke. Essays on Japan's invisible art, Kami and nature, Kami and emperor, Kami and community, Kami and suijaku. Withe plates from pg. 27 -- 163, 169 pgs. total. Book shows light wear to covers, sharp corners, text/interior is unmarked in any way. Color and b&w plates, often full page with description on opposite page. View more info

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University Prints: Oriental Art Series O Section III: Japanese Art, The

By: Henderson, Harold Gould and Robert Treat Paine, Jr.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Newton, MA, The University Prints: 1939

Seller ID: 133185

Condition: Very Good


Black and white half-tone prints, 5 1/2"w x 8" h. 150 loose prints in green cloth covered slipcase, numbered 0 251 through 0 400. Box is a bit frayed around edges. Ten page pamphlet. View more info

Painters of Edo Japan 1615-1868

By: Hickman, Money L.

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Art Media Resources Ltd: 2000

Seller ID: 138810

ISBN: 0936260734

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. View more info