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Selected Bibliography of Korean Studies. Compiled by the Academy of Korean Studies.
(Seoul: Korea Foundation, 1995.) First edition.
Large format paperback, 396pp. A nice copy.


$35     Book Number: 21413         Order / Enquire


ADAM, Evelyn.
Behind the Screens An Englishwoman's Impressions of Japan.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sosn, 1910. First edition.
8vo., orig. dark blue pictorial cloth, 277pp. Name o/w a nice copy.
A "record of the observations of six years" that the author spent in Japan, focusing on Japanese society and culture.

$150     Book Number: 10805         Order / Enquire


ASTON, W.G.
Nihongi, Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to A.D. 697. Translated from the Original Chinese and Japanese by...... In: Transactions of The Japan Society, London: Supplement I, Volumes I and II. (1896).
London: Published for the Society by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1896.
Tall 8vo., bound in the original printed wrappers, which have been laid into publishers cloth covers, xxii, 407, 443pp. The most of the spine of the original wrapper of volume one has been chipped away, the spine of volume two in mostly present however the string holding the pages together has broken so it has separated into two part, there has been a tear in the top of the spine of the cloth cover of volume I repaired, rubber stamps on the prelims and upper wrappers, o/w a very nice copy of a scarce item.


$450     Book Number: 12686         Order / Enquire


BARR, Pat.
The Deer Cry Pavilion. A Story of Westerners in Japan 1868-1905.
London: Macmillan, 1968. First edition.
Cloth, 282pp. Fine in a near fine d/w.
Story of western settlements in Japan and the westerner's increasingly fruitful contact with the Japanese.

$65     Book Number: 9155         Order / Enquire


BRINKLY, F. (etal).
Oriental Series.
Boston & Tokyo: J. B. Millet Company, (1901-1910). In twelve volumes. "Ambassador's Edition" limited to 750 copies.
Tall 8vo., orig. publishers flexible leather, gilt stamping on the spine, various paginations. A touch of rubbing to the tops of some spines but in fact a fine set.
This set is comprised of Brinkley's "Japan Its History, Arts and Literature," "China Its History, Arts and Literature," Mrs. Campbell Dauncey "The Philippines," R. Talbot Kelly's "Burma," and Angus Hamilton "Afghanistan."

$800     Book Number: 28479         Order / Enquire


BROWNE, T. Waldo.
Japan The Place And The People. With an Introduction by The Hon. Kogoro Takahira. Illustrated with over Three Hundred Coloured Plates and Half-Tones.
Boston: Dana & Estes, (1904). First edition.
Sm.4to., orig. red cloth with a flag in red and white in the corner of the upper cover, 438pp. Bookplate o/w an about fine copy.


$275     Book Number: 31265         Order / Enquire


CAMPBELL, Alexander.
The Heart of Japan.
New York: Knopf, 1961. First edition.
Cloth, (298), (x)pp. Fine in a near fine d/w.
An account of the authors travels in Japan.

$50     Book Number: 11114         Order / Enquire


CARON, Francois and Joost Schouten.
A True Description of the Mighty Kingdoms of Japan and Siam.
Amsterdam: N. Israel, (1971). Reprint of the 1935 Argonaut Press edition.
4to., fabricoid, cxxix, 197pp. Fine.
Reprinted from the Argonaut Press edition of the 1663 English edition. With a lengthy introduction, detailed notes, bibliography and indexes. A 17th century view of Japan and Siam (Thailand); the authors served in the Dutch East India company, 1629-1642.

$150     Book Number: 9156         Order / Enquire


CHAMBERLAIN, Basil Hall.
Things Japanese Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for the Use of Travellers and Others.
London: John Murray, (1905). Fifth edition, revised.
Cloth, vi,522pp. Spine very slightly faded o/w a near fine copy.
A standard work on all aspects of Japanese culture. "A compendium of miscellaneous data about Japanese history, customs and manners by a distinguished 19th century British resident."

$200     Book Number: 10999         Order / Enquire


CLEMENT, Ernest W.
A Handbook Of Modern Japan. With Two New Maps,....and Seventy Two Illustrations from Photographs.
Chicago: A.C. McClurg &Co., 1905. Sixth edition, thoroughly revised and with an additional chapter on the Russo-Japanese War.
8vo., orig. medium green pictorial cloth, xviii, 423pp. Name of former owner, inner front hinge cracked o/w a near fine copy.


$65     Book Number: 6475         Order / Enquire


CLEMENT, Ernest W.
A Handbook Of Modern Japan. With Two New Maps....
Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1904. Third edition.
8vo., orig. green pictorial cloth, xvi, 395pp. Fine.


$75     Book Number: 6478         Order / Enquire


CRAM, Ralph Adams.
Impressions of Japanese Architecture And The Allied Arts.
New York: The Japan Society, (1930). First of this edition.
Tall 8vo., orig. cloth, 242pp. Bookplate o/w fine in a near fine d/w.


$200     Book Number: 29323         Order / Enquire


CREWE, Quentin.
Japan: Portrait of Paradox.
New York: Nelson, (1962). First U.S. edition. (published in Britain as "A Curse of Blossom.")
Cloth, 256pp. A nice copy in a chipped but very good d/w.
The author resided in Tokyo and Kyoto and tells of his life there and his travels throughout Japan.

$65     Book Number: 8377         Order / Enquire


De FOREST, John H.
Sunrise in the Sunrise Kingdom.
New York: The Young People's Missionary Movement, (190-?) Thirteenth thousand.
Wrappers, 233pp. Very good.


$50     Book Number: 12087         Order / Enquire


DELASSUS, Jean-Francois.
The Japanese A Critical Evaluation of the Character & Culture of a People.
New York: Hart Publishing, (1972). First edition in English.
Cloth, 300pp. Fine in d/w.
Discussion of Japan's industrial boom after the war.

$45     Book Number: 9580         Order / Enquire


ECKSTEIN, Gustav.
In Peace Japan Breeds War.
New York: Harper & Brothers, (1943). First edition.
Cloth, xiv, 326pp. Very good in a chipped and worn d/w.
In spite of its title, this book is as much an account of Eckstein's travels in Japan (beginning in 1924) as it is a political analysis; and surprisingly sympathetic to the culture given the date.

$50     Book Number: 10788         Order / Enquire


EDMISTON, James.
Home Again.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1955. First edition.
Cloth, 316pp. Fine in a worn d/w.
Story of a Japanese family that had settled in California at the turn of the century and was interned during the second world war.

$75     Book Number: 9591         Order / Enquire


ENRIGHT, D.J.
The World of Dew Aspects of Living In Japan.
London: Secker & Warburg, 1955. First edition.
Cloth, 216pp. Name o/w fine in a near fine d/w.
"A poet and novelist, he makes no claim to the comprehensiveness or the scientific detachment of the sociologist or economist, yet his account of the aspects of living Japan is both a vivid picture and an illuminating contribution to the understanding of post-war Japan."

$125     Book Number: 29120         Order / Enquire


ESKELUND, Karl.
The Emperor's New Clothes.
London: Burke, (1955). First edition.
Cloth, 192pp. Fine in a nice d/w/.
An account of post war Japan.

$45     Book Number: 10774         Order / Enquire


ETTER, Carl.
Ainu Folklore Traditions and Culture of the Vanishing Aborigines of Japan.
Chicago: Wilcox & Follett, (1949). First edition.
Cloth, 234pp.
Bookplate o/w fine in an about fine d/w.



$250     Book Number: 30441         Order / Enquire
 
 


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