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Image for Japan Today and Tomorrow (Number 2, 1928)

Japan Today and Tomorrow (Number 2, 1928)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Japan, Osaka Mainichi Publishing Co: 1928

Seller ID: 139216

Condition: Very Good


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 is... View more info

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Tea Science August 26-29, 1991; Shizuoka, Japan

By: N/A

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Japan, 1991

Seller ID: 091495

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Tea Science August 26-29, 1991; Shizuoka, Japan

By: N/A

Price: $144.00

Publisher: Japan, 1991

Seller ID: 091503

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Brazil: Body Nostalgia

By: N/A

Price: $115.00

Publisher: 2004

Seller ID: 097900

Condition: 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. View more info

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Children Represented in Ukiyo-e: Japanese Children in the 18th-19th Centuries

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Japan, The Japan Foundation / Kumon Institute of Education: 1998

Seller ID: 139800

Condition: Fine


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. View more info

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Song of the Brush: Japanese Paintings from the Sanso Collection

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Seattle Art Museum: 1979

Seller ID: 136508

ISBN: 0932216021

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect in black cloth. Sharp corners, square, straight spine, text block is solid and straight. Dust jacket shows light scuffing with one 1/4" tear at top front near spine, no edge wear. Catalog published in conjunction with the 1979-80 traveling exhibition of the same name. The collection focuses on three important schools of Japanese painting: Suibokuga (ink painting) of the Muromachi (1333-1568) and Momoyama (1568-1603) periods: Zenga or paintings by Zen Budhist monks of the Edo period (1603-1867); and paintings by masters of the Nanga or lite... View more info

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Representation of 3,000 Years of the Art of Japan from Mayuyama Collection, A

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Neiman-Marcus: 1974

Seller ID: 140918

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Staple-bound. 8 1/4" w x 9 3/4"h. View more info

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A Japanese Reconstruction of Marxist Theory.

By: ALBRITTON, Robert

Price: $45.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1986

Seller ID: 142529

ISBN: 0333395921

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. 300 pages, book draws"out the implication of Kuzo Uno's theories, and developes a powerful paradigm that resolves many of the conroversies in Marxist theory. View more info

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Traditions in Japanese Design: Volume I Kacho: Bird and Flower Motifs

By: Arakawa, Hirokazu, et al

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Kodansha International: 1967

Seller ID: 128913

Condition: 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. View more info

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Low Calorie High Nutrition Vegetables from the Sea to Help You Look and Feel Better

By: Arasaki, Seibin; Teruko Arasaki

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Japan Pubns: 1981

Seller ID: 141039

ISBN: 087040475X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Slight edge wear to cover. Previous owner's name inside. 196 pages. 7"w x 10"h. Many b&w illustrations. "The first all-inclusive, up-to-date book to cover these potentially vital foodstuffs from the biological, biochemical, and nutritional-scientific viewpoints and to add to this information a comprehensive explanation of the way sea vegetables are raised, processed,and prepared as foods. In addition, it includes ninety recipes for delicious dishes containing such typical sea vegetables as kombu (Laminaria), wakame (Undaria pinnatifida), nori (... View more info

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Japanese Colour Prints

By: Binyon, Laurence; J.J.O. Sexton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Robert G.Sawers Publishing: 1978

Seller ID: 140855

ISBN: 0903697041

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Japanese Colour Prints from Harunobu to Utamaro

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: $18.95

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber:

Seller ID: 124121

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 24 pages with ten large, tipped-in color plates by Harunobu, Utamaro, Shunsho, Kiyonga, and Sharaku. 10"w x 12 1/4"h. 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). Introduction and notes by William Blunt. View more info

Image for Looking for the Lost: Journeys Through a Vanishing Japan

Looking for the Lost: Journeys Through a Vanishing Japan

By: Booth, Alan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., Kodansha Amer Inc: 1995

Seller ID: 132014

ISBN: 1568360657

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 387 pages. View more info

Image for Decorative Art of Asia and Egypt

Decorative Art of Asia and Egypt

By: Bossert, Helmuth Th.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Praeger: 1956

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 121238

Condition: Very Good


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 Ta... View more info

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Nikken Sekkei: Building Future Japan, 1900-2000

By: Botand Bognar; Kenneth Frampton

Price: $65.95

Publisher: Rizzoli: 2000

Seller ID: 144591

ISBN: 084782246X

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in black cloth with embossed lettering at cover and 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. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 352 pages with color photos and mechanical drawings throughout. Text is in Japanese and English. Sectons on Structural engineering, construtional technology, intelligent buildings, miniature cities, green buildingsm, poetic space, tale-of-gengi museum , konami nasu corporate seminar house, Keyen... View more info

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Brilliant Origami: A Collection of Original Designs

By: Brill, David

Price: $19.75

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Japan Pubns: 1999

Seller ID: 132421

ISBN: 0870408968

Condition: 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. View more info

Jewellery Through 7000 Years

By: British Museum

Price: $19.95

Publisher: British Museum Press: 1978

Seller ID: 142082

ISBN: 0714100552

Condition: Very Good


Book is in excellent condition with very light wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no notable blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 275 pages with a great many b&w photos, some color. Book depicts a history of jewelry from 5000 B.C. in the Middle East, the Mediterranean, Egypt, Europe and Western Asia, Phoenician, Greek, Etruscan and Persian lands, Torcs in Celtic europe, China, India, Korea, Japan, etc. to the present. View more info

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History of the Theatre

By: Brockett, Oscar T.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon, Inc.: 1971

Seller ID: 142707

Condition: Near 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. 741 pages with b&w illustraitons. Chapters include Origins of the theatre: Ritual drama in Egypt and the Near East; Theatre and drama in ancient Greece; Roman Theatre and drama; Theatre and drama in the middle ages,; The Italian renaissance.... continuing through English theatre, Spanish from 1500 to 1700, French, English, Italian through same period, of the Orient, Modern theatre 1875 - 1915 up to chapter 19: Theatre si... View more info

Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan, The

By: Buruma, Ian

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Great Britain, Phoenix: 2002

Seller ID: 140103

ISBN: 0753813122

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 330 pages. Yellowing pages. View more info

Image for Fukien Ground Boxing: Nan Shaoling Leg Techniques

Fukien Ground Boxing: Nan Shaoling Leg Techniques

By: Cai, Chu-Xian

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Japan Pubns: 1993

Seller ID: 102161

ISBN: 0870409247

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked copy. 111 pages. Many black and white photos. View more info