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  • BURTON, Percy
    A DAY DREAM IN JAPAN.

    Edition: First Edition

    Boston: Luce, 1916. Octavo, [2], 63 pp. White cloth spine with blue cloth label, blue cloth sides decorated in gilt, top edges gilt, decorated Japanese paper endpapers. Light soiling to the white cloth spine and front cover; damp stain to lower inner corner of front cover and foot of spine; slight toning to text paper; else fine, no owner names. Laid in is a printed "with compliments" slip from the author. A "poem-play" in three scenes. Author was a theatrical manager for Wilson Barrett, Sir Henry Irving, and Sir Herbert Tree, and others. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.

    Book ID: 20020
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  • SATOW, Ernest, Sir
    A DIPLOMAT IN JAPAN

    Berkeley, CA: Stone Bridge Press, 2006. pp (6), 472. Illustrations, glossary, index. Ink owner name at front, else fine. Originally published London, 1921. "The inner history of the criticial years in the evolution of Japan when the ports were opened and the monarchy restored, recorded by a diplomatist who took and active part in the events of the time, with an account of his personal experiences during that period."

    Book ID: 50557
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  • STEWART, Basil
    A GUIDE TO JAPANESE PRINTS AND THEIR SUBJECT MATTER

    Edition: First Printing

    New York: Dover, 1979. Inscribed by Author.; pp (iii)-xvi, 382. Many illustrations. Facsimile reprint of the NY, 1922, edition. 1.25 kg parcel ; B&W Illustrations; Octavo

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 54695
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  • MILLER, Roy Andrew
    A JAPANESE READER. Graded lessons in the modern language, edited with an introduction, vocabularies, and notes.

    Edition: Eleventh Printing

    Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo: Tuttle, 1984. Cloth & boards. pp (159). ; Octavo

    Condition: Fine

    Book ID: 54776
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  • RICHIE, Donald
    A TRACTATATE ON JAPANESE AESTHETICS

    Edition: First printing

    Berkeley, CA: Stone Bridge Press, 2007. Glossy card covers. pp (80). Fine copy. Inscribed by Michael Ondaatje as a birthday gift to his old friend Constance Rooke. Note: light parcel, any default shipping may be reduced; 12mo

    Book ID: 53151
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  • ISHIGURO, Kazuo
    AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD

    Edition: First US printing

    New York: Putnam's, 1986. Inscribed by Author; Octavo, cloth & boards. Fine copy. Dust jacket has a vertical ridge to front panel (manufacturing flaw), slight rubbing to surface gloss, near fine otherwise. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR for a Canadian author & impresario who brought him to Toronto for a reading, with the inscribee's tidy ink name and date at front. "Kazuo Ishiguro, 2/10/89" . Author's second book. Whitbread Book of the Year; Booker shortlist.; Signed by Author

    Book ID: 37814
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  • BOWRING, Richard and Haruko Uryu Laurie
    AN INTRODUCTION TO MODERN JAPANESE. Book 2, exercises and word lists

    Edition: First Edition

    Cambridge University Press, 1992. Printed boards without jacket, as issued. Fine copy. 1.05 kg parcel; Octavo; (x), 377 pages

    Book ID: 54780
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  • Bowring, Richard and Haruko Uryu Laurie
    AN INTRODUCTION TO MODERN JAPANESE. Volume 1, grammar lessons

    Edition: First printing

    Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1992. Chart taped inside front cover. 1.26 kg parcel; Tall octavo; xxii, 481 pages

    Condition: Fine

    Book ID: 54493
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  • KEENE, Donald, editor
    ANTHOLOGY OF JAPANESE LITERATURE from the earliest era to the mid-nineteenth century. Volume I: Earliest era to mid-nineteenth century. Volume II: from 1868 to the present day. (two volumes in one)

    New York: Grove Press, 1955. Black and blue cloth. Page edges yellowed; sunning to spine and lower edge of covers, ink owner name at front. Jacket spine has a vertical crease, slight rubbing, shallow chips across head; short tears and rubbing to flap folds. 1.23 kg parcel.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 440 pages

    Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

    Book ID: 54256
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  • KEENE, Donald
    DAWN TO THE WEST: Japanese literature in the modern era. Fiction

    New York: Holt, 1987. With index. 1.75 kg parcel; Octavo; (xvi), 1327 pages

    Book ID: 54537
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  • SCALAPINO, (Robert A.)
    DEMOCRACY AND THE PARTY MOVEMENT IN PREWAR JAPAN. The Failure of the First Attempt.

    Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1975. Reprint of the 1953 edition. Green cloth. (xvi), 471, (1) pp. Light damp stains to front cover; remainder stripe to top page edges; a few erasable pencil marks and one corner crease near centre; else a good, sound copy. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 10110
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  • Esthus, Raymond A.
    Double Eagle and Rising Sun: The Russians and Japanese at Portsmouth in 1905

    Edition: First printing

    Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1988. Black cloth. pp 266; notes, index. Ink owner name, owner blind stamp on title leaf, else fine in fine jacket.; Octavo 0822307782

    Book ID: 48114
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  • EPOCHS OF CHINESE & JAPANESE ART. New and Revised Edition, with Copious Notes by Professor Petrucci. (2 volumes) by FENOLLOSA, Ernest F.
    FENOLLOSA, Ernest F.
    EPOCHS OF CHINESE & JAPANESE ART. New and Revised Edition, with Copious Notes by Professor Petrucci. (2 volumes)

    New York / London: Stokes / Heinemann, 1921. Two volumes, original yellow cloth and light brown boards. pp [2], (xxxviii), 204; xiv, 235. Indexed, notes, glossary. Volume I has 99 plates (4 in colour), Volume II has 124 plates (11 in colour), the colour plates with captioned tissue guards. Spines lightly darkened; cloth splits to rear joint of Vol I neatly repaired; ink ownership name on each front pastedown; else a VG clean and tight pair. First published in 1912. A scholarly survey by an important author, formerly a professor of philosophy at the Imperial University in Tokyo and Commissioner of Fine Arts to the Japanese government. 2 kg parcel,; Quarto.

    Condition: Very Good

    Book ID: 21429
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  • ECKSTEIN, Gustav
    HOKUSAI: Play in Fourteen Scenes.

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Harper, 1935. Black cloth. (x), (192), (6) pp. Head of spine worn with a bit of sunning to the top two inches, VG o/w. Jacket spine has sunning to red lettering, top two inches lacking; bottom 1/4 inch lacking; chips to edges of panels; fair.

    Book ID: 39279
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  • SOSEKI, Natsume [pseud. of Natsume Kinnosuke, 1867-1916]
    KOKORO: a novel. Translated from the Japanese and with a Foreword by Edward McClellan

    Edition: Second Printing

    Washington, D.C: Regnery Publishing, 1999. Covers curled, VG clean & unworn otherwise.; Octavo

    Book ID: 54723
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  • ARMSTRONG, Robert Cornell
    LIGHT FROM THE EAST: Studies in Japanese Confucianism

    University of Toronto, Published by the Librarian / Forward Movement of the Missionary Society of the Methodist Church, 1914. Brown cloth, spine gilt lettered. pp (xvi), 326, [2] + 12 plates. A fine, mostly unopened copy, no owner names. University of Toronto Studies Philosophy series. Armstrong was a Canadian Methodist missionary to Japan. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.; Quarto

    Book ID: 28390
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  • Dobson, Sebastian ; Anne Nishimura Morse; Frederic Sharf
    Much Recorded War: The Russo-Japanese War In History And Imagery

    Boston: MFA Publications, 2005. Card covers. pp 92. Colour and b&w illustrations. Fine copy. ; Oblong quarto 0878466924

    Book ID: 48703
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  • ORIENTALS IN CANADA: the story of the work of the United Church of Canada with Asiatics in Canada

    Edition: First Edition

    Toronto: Board of Home Missions of the United Church of Canada, 1929. The paper issue in grey card covers, endpaper maps. pp [2], xiv, 222, [2] + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard and 7 double-sided plates. Spine faintly yellowed; a fine copy. Chinese, Japanese, and East Indian immigrants in Canada, all in need of Christianity, obviously. Size: Small octavo.

    Book ID: 45303
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  • SHIKATANI, Gerry and David Aylward, editors.
    PAPER DOORS. An Anthology of Japanese-Canadian Poetry. With Translations by David Aylward.

    Edition: First printing

    Toronto: Coach House Press, 1981. aper covers with flaps and with a circular die-cut window to the front panel. Book a wee bit leaned, else fine.; Octavo

    Book ID: 14724
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  • HARGREAVES, Reginald
    RED SUN RISING: the siege of Port Arthur

    Edition: First printing

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1962. Red cloth, pp 210, notes, bibliography, index. Ink owner name, very nearly fine otherwise. Jacket has short tears, sunning to red portions of spine, VG otherwise. Great Battles of History series.Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05.; Octavo

    Book ID: 47954
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