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HIROHITO AND HIS TIMES. A Japanese Perspective

By: Kawahara, Toshiaki

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kodansha International, (c. 1990),: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10588


Pages xiv + 216,octavo, hardcover, first edition. Introduction by W. G. Beasley. Includes black and white illustrations, index. Publicity sheet laid in. Book and dust jacket in Fine condition, F/F. 102504A View more info

Rustic Toys of Modern Japan. Part I. Tohoku District.

By: Sakamoto, Kazuya, Commentaries by; General Essay by Tekiho Nishizawa; English Introduction and Commentaries by Charles Pomeroy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha: 1962

Edition: International Edition

Seller ID: 000016996


Illustrated by Kiyoshi Sonobe. 2 full-page color plates; 64 full pages of black and white gravure. 91 (5) pages. Covers have some "bubbling" at the outer edges of the paper over boards. Dust jacket is worn and rubbed at folds to flaps, but other wise bright and unmarred; includes separate brown bellyband with title in English, and mention of this being the International Edition. 061507A View more info

PILOT AND SHOGUN. A Story of Old Japan.

By: Scherer, James A. B.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: (Tokyo), The Hokuseido Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000015151


Illustrated in black and white. Octavo, dark green cloth covers with yellow labels. 247 pages. An account of the adventures of the historical figure Will Adams, an English navigator who travelled to Japan in the early 1600s and became a shogun. Will Adams was also the model for James Clavell's novel "Shogun" and the television miniseries of the same name. This is a beautiful copy of the book with a contemporary name snd date and city (1937, Yokohama) of the form... View more info