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#091817202 In Praise of Shadows $5
In Praise of Shadows
Author: Junichiro Tanizaki
Translators: Thomas J. Harper, Edward G. Seidensticker
Publisher: Leete’s Island Books, Stony Creek, 1977 (sixth printing).
Paperback: 48 pages.
Language: English.
ISBN: 0-918172-02
Size: 8-3/8” x 5-3/8”.
Condition: Used, signs of wear and use, otherwise good condition.
JAPANESEINN Japanese Inn: A Reconstruction of the Past $10
Japanese Inn: A Reconstruction of the Past
Author: Oliver Statler
Publisher: Random House, New York, 1961 (first edition)
Hardcover with dust jacket: 365 pages.
Language: English.
Size: 9-3/8” x 6-1/4”.
Condition: Used, front end paper n signed “E.S. Kimberly”, minor signs of wear otherwise excellent condition.
#0394756568 Japanese Tales $5
Japanese Tales
Author: Royall Tyler
Publisher: Pantheon Books, New York, 1987.
Paperback: 341 pages including bibliography and index.
Language: English.
ISBN: 0-394-75656-8
Size: 9-1/8” x 6”.
Condition: Used - cover edges worn, otherwise excellent condition.
#JAPANINDAYSOF Japan in Days of Yore $5
Author: Walter Dening
Publisher: Fine Books Ltd., London 1976.
Hardcover with wrapped dust jacket: A reprint of the original volumes with colour illustrations containing:
Preface ,4 pages.
Human Nature in a Variety of Aspects, 87 pages.
Wounded Pride and How It Was Healed, 71 pages.
The Life of Miyamoto Musashi Part I, 88 pages.
The Life of Miyamoto Musashi Part II, 82 pages.
Language: English.
Size: 8” x 5-1/8”.
Condition: Used, signs of wear, otherwise fine condition.
#0375400117 Memoirs of a Geisha $5
Memoirs of a Geisha
Author: Arthur Golden
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1998 (Eleventh printing)
Hardcover: 434 pages.
Language: English.
ISBN: 0-375-40011-7
Size: 9-1/2” x 6-1/2”.
Condition: Used, excellent condition.
#0870119885 Memories of Silk and Straw: A Self-Portrait of Small-Town Japan $5
Memories of Silk and Straw: A Self-Portrait of Small-Town Japan
Author: Dr. Junichi Saga
Translator: Garry Evans
Illustrator: Dr. Susumu Saga
Publisher: Kodansha International Tokyo, 1990, first edition published 1987.
Paperback: 258 pages.
Language: English.
ISBN: 0-87011-988-5
Size: 8-3/16” x 5-5/16”.
Condition: Used - signs of wear, yelowed page edges, otherwise fine condition.
#4770027583 Memories of Wind and Waves: A Self-Portrait of Lakeside Japan $30
Memories of Wind and Waves: A Self-Portrait of Lakeside Japan
Author: Dr. Junichi Saga
Translator: Juliet Winters Carpenter
Illustrator: Dr. Susumu Saga
Publisher: Kodansha International, Tokyo, 2002 (first edition).
Hardcover with dust jacket: 258 pages.
Language: English.
ISBN: 4-7700-2758-3
Size: 8-5/8” x 6-1/8”.
Condition: Used, excellent condition.
MITOYASHIKI Mito Yashiki A Tale of Old Japan $180
Mito Yashiki A Tale of Old Japan
Being a feudal romance descriptive of the decline of the shogunate and of the downfall of the power of the Tokugawa family
Author: Arthur Collins Maclay, A.M., L.L.B
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, the Knickerbocker Press, 1889 (First edition)
Hardcover: 456 pages.
Language: English.
Size: 7-9/16” x 5-1/4”.
Condition: Used, cover edges weak, spine broken with the three front end papers detached, second page with deication “Margaret from Will Christmas 1891” and another signature, some edge yellowing on the interior pages , otherwise good condition.
For more details click on book cover.
#0486270459 Myths and Legends of Japan $5
Myths and Legends of Japan
Author: F. Hadland Davis
Illustrator: Evelyn Paul
Publisher: Dover Publications, In c., New York, 1992 (a republication of the 1913 original).
Paperback: 258 pages including 32 black & white illustrations, glossary, bibliography and index
Language: English.
ISBN: 0-486-27045-9
Size: 8-1/2” x 5-1/2”.
Condition: Used, cover crease, otherwise excellent condition.
OVERJAPANWAY Over Japan Way $20
Over Japan Way
Author: Alfred M. Hitchcock
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1917 (original first edition).
Hardcover: 274 pages including black & white photographic illustrations.
Language: English.
Size: 8-3/16” x 5-1/2”.
Condition: Used, front end paper trimmed, discoloration and foxing on a few pages, all pages yellowed, otherwise good condition.
#0375703829 Silk $5
Silk
Author: Alessandro Baricco
Translator:Guido Waldman
Publisher: Vintage Books, New York 1998. First English translation, The Harvill Press, London 1997. Italian original, R.C.S. Libri & Grandi Opere, Milan 1996.
Paperback: 91 pages.
Language: English.
ISBN: 0-375-70382-9
Size: 8” x 5-1/8”.
Condition: Used - excellent condition.
TALESFROMTHEJ Tales from the Japanese Storytellers $5
Tales from the Japanese Storytellers
Author: Post Wheeler (as collected in the Ho-Dan-Zo)
Editor: Harold G. Henderson
Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, 1965.
Hardcover: 139 pages.
Language: English.
Size: 9-1/2” x 6”.
Condition: Used, Sun bleached top, minor signs of age, wear and use, overall fine condition.
#0804811601 Tales of Old Japan $5
Tales of Old Japan
Author: A.B. Mitford (Lord Redesdale)
Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc. Rutland, 1985 (twelfth printing), First Tuttle edition 1966.
Paperback: 429 pages including black & white illustrations.
Language: English.
ISBN: 0-8048-1160-1
Size: 7-1/8” x 4-5/16”.
Condition: Used - cover edges worn, spine sun faded, otherwise fine condition.
WEJAPANESE We Japanese, Book One $25
We Japanese, Book One: Being Descriptions of Many of the Customs. Manners, Ceremonies, Festivals, Arts and Crafts of the Japanese Besides Numerous other Subjects
Author: Frederic De Garis
Publisher: H.S.K. Yamiguchi, Managing Director, Fujiya Hotel Ltd., Miyanoshita, Hakone, Japan 1936 (Third printing)
Japanese brocade soft cover with a Japanese style book binding and Japanese fold-over hard slip case with bone clasps: 200 pages including 355 black and white illustrations..
Language: English.
Size: 9” x 6-3/8”.
Condition: Used, slip case sun bleached and one clasp attachment detached, the front page signed by the publisher dedicated to Mr. P.D. Ward dated 25th April 1937, minor signs of wear and age otherwise fine condition.
#0394170741 World Within Walls: Japanese Literature of the Pre-Modern Era, 1600-1867 $5
World Within Walls: Japanese Literature of the Pre-Modern Era, 1600-1867
Author: Donald Keene
Publisher: Grove Press, Inc., New York, 1978.
Paperback: 606 pages including glossary and index.
Language: English.
ISBN: 0-394-17074-1
Size: 9-1/4” x 6-1/8”.
Condition: Used - cover edges worn, page edges yellowed, otherwise fine condition.

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