Tokyo: Hiromu Toyoshima, The Foreign Affairs Association of Japan, (c. 1937). 2nd Impression. Paperback. photos, 2 folding maps, 54p. Softcover in original wrapper. 23cm. Backstrip chipped at bottom. Other modest chipping and wear..Printed slip laid in from Yanji Takada of the America-Japan Society presenting this piece of rather blatant Japanese...
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New York: Hobart Company, c. 1904. Hardcover. illustratons, photos, (80)p. Original bluish green cloth. Oblong 14cm. Ends of backstrip slightly rubbed. No jacket. Three introductory pages of text; balance of book consists entirely of black and white photographs with dsescriptive captions.
[Tokyo]: 1945. Paperback. photos, p. Wrapper. 36cm. Newsprint. Lead articles: "The Mighty Atom," "The Atomic Bomb" and "Fraternization."
[Los Angeles]: Shin Nichi-Bei Shinbunsha, 1959. Hardcover. 122, 12, 1245p. Original blue cloth. 22cm. Minor wear. No jacket or slipcase. Japanese text; some advertisements also or partly in English as is the regionally-organized list of Japanese Americans which occupies most of this book.
[Los Angeles]: Shin Nichi-Bei Shinbunsha, 1966. Hardcover. 100, 983, , 57p. Original red cloth. Card slipcase, 21cm. No jacket (probably never had one). Text in English except that the final 57-page section and other bits here and there are in Japanese.
Lombard, Illinois: Wallace-Homestead Book Company, (c. 1987). 1st ed. Hardcover. photos (some color), 216p. Original pictorial cover. 28cm. No jacket (presumably as published).
New York: Professional & Technical Press, 1936. Hardcover. color frontis, maps, photos, xvi, 282p. dj. 22cm. Back cover spotted. Also includes a brief stop in Hawaii (pp. 251-256).
n.p. n.d. [1926?]. Paperback. 27p. Original wrapper. 24cm. Minor chipping and wear on wrapper.
San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, (c. 1905). Revised Edition. Hardcover. frontis, illustrations, 84p. on oriental-style double leaves Original string tied tan cloth. 18cm. Cover sound but darkened, with modest soiling and wear. Contents lightly browned, especially around edges. No jacket. The former owner, a talented amateur bookbindier, made a....
Tokyo: Hakuhodo, Inc., n.d. (1980s). Paperback. illustrations (several color), (36) unnumbered pages. Softcover in original wrapper. Oblong 21 x 30 cm. Original somewhat worn white protective envelope present. Sponsored by the Department of Culture and History of the State of West Virginia and presumably exhibited somewhere in West Virginia.
Iola, Wisconsin: Krause Publications, (c. 2000). Paperback. photos (some color), index, 284, (4)p. Softcover in original wrapper. 28cm.
New York: New Century Publishers, 1961. Paperback. 22p. Original wrapper. 20cm.
Boston: D. Lothrop & Company, (c. 1881). Hardcover. frontis and a few other illustrations, 140p. Hardcover in original decorated gray cloth. 19c,. Cover moderately worn. Usual age-toning. Fabric traditionally dressed Japanese woman mounted on endpaper. Two modest-sized (13.5 x 9cm.) late 19th century commercial Japanese photos laid in. Five or...
Tokyo: Asiatic Society of Japan, 1958. Hardcover. vii, 96p. Original cloth-backed boards. 22cm. No Jacket. Entire issue devoted to "Comprehensive Index: A Classified List, followed by Author and Subject Indexes, of Papers Appearing in the Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan, 1872-1957," compiled by I. I. Morris and Paul...
New York: Christie's, (1992). Paperback. [Auction Catalog] This part only. ills (some color), indexes, 429, (16)p. Wrapper. Pictorial dj. 30cm. Errata sheet and prices-realized list laid in. Rear panel of jacket creased (as is rear cover of wrapper); backstrip panel missing a good-sized chip at top. Some crease lines on...
London: Henry Sotheran, 1881. Hardcover. 32 plates (including 15 chromolithographs), x, 304p. Contemporary 1/2 leather (patterned boards with wide leather backstrip and corners). 27cm. Some scuffing. Internally sound and quite clean although text pages are moderately browned (especially around the edges). All edges gilt.
150+ letters in envelopes. No exotic stamps or postmarks. Irvan is sent to the Great Lakes Naval Training School in Illinois in May 1943 where he writes several letters. He is them assigned to U. S. Naval Hospital No. 7 and shipped to the West Coast. He writes that he...
New York: Japan Society, 1993. Paperback. [Exhibition Catalog] Baekeland, Frederick (and Robert Moes). Modern Japanese Ceramics in American Collections. NY: Japan Society, 1993. frontis, photos (some color), index, 206p. Softcover in original wrapper. 30cm. Catalog for the similarly-titled exhibition at the Japan Society Gallery March 5-April 24; and at the...
Mansfield Centre: Martino Publishing, n.d. [2000?]. Hardcover. frontis, illustrations (some photos), index, 336p. Original green cloth. 23cm. No Jacket. Reprint of the 1892 New York edition of this desirable early book about the Ainu.
Tokyo: Shufunotomo Co., Ltd., (1989). 1st ed. Hardcover. illustration (color), index, 111p. Original red-orange cloth. dj. 26cm.
London: John Murray, 1875. Hardcover. frontis, folding map, illustrations, x, 287p. Rebound in contemporary 1/2 leather. 20cm. Cover somewhat worn with substantial scuffing and spotting. Former owner's name stamp (Captain B. Long, R. N.") on half-title. Contents sound with some light browning and scattered foxing.
Paris: Paul Geuthner; Tokyo: Mitsukoshi Ltd - Book Dept. 1938. Hardcover. 74p. Original cloth-backed boards. 22cm. No Jacket. Japanese text. Bulletin de la Maison Franco-Japonaise, Tome 10 (Annee 1938). Num. 1.
Tokyo, New York and London: Kodansha International, (c. 1994). 1st ed. Hardcover. frontises, illustrations (many color), index, 160p. Original black cloth. dj. 30 cm. Foreword by Jack Hillier.
Hong Kong: Heinemann Asia, (c. 1979). Paperback. illustrations, photos, map (on endpapers), (8), 179p. Softcover in original wrapper. Oblong 19cm.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1906. 1st ed. Hardcover. frontises, index, vii, 475, 554p. Original dark cloth. 22cm. Modest cover wear including minor chipping at ends of backstrip. Glue marks on endpapers along hinges. Small bookplate. No jackets.