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1 Akiko Tobu Memoraphilia [Akiko Tobu]
Studo Parabolica

2004 4990086899 / 9784990086893 First Edition Hardcover New New 
small square 8vo with color and black & white photographs throughout. Text in Japanese & English. 119p 021662 
Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Blair, Dorothy A History of Glass in Japan
Kodansha International Ltd

1973 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 
exceptionally beautiful, in unread condition. Large 4to, bound in full deep blue silk with the spine and the title labels on the cover in gold, Wrapped in original printed acetate cover (has some wrinkling just along the spine strip from exposure to the air, o/w fine). Review copy with letter on Kodansha letterhead, and signed by their promotional director at the time, laid in. In very good plain slipcase (cardboard with the title printed on the spine side that has some chipping along the edges. ) 479p 021584 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Bowie, Theodore The Drawings of Hokusai
Indiana University Press

1964 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good + 
large 4to, full white cloth, red japanese characters on the cover, titles on the spine, the spine is very mildly evenly toned, small neat inscription on first blank recto (right page), light cupping to the bds, (I will try and flatten out now when I store it) corner bumps to board tips and bottom corner, (internals are fresh throughout) Bright dustwrapper has only minor edge chips and small closed tears and looks nice (its white and stayed generally clean) in a fresh mylar sleeve. 021079 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Fernand Khnopff Fernand Khnopff 1858-1921
La Petite Ecole/ Musee De L'Elysee

1990 Softcover Near Fine Near Fine 
large 4to in illustrated French wraps, dustwrapper in glassine sleeve. Text is in french and Japanese -spine strip is lightly evenly toned with a small closed tear at the head of the spine. 021736 
Price: 95.00 USD
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5 Gunji, Masakatsu & Chiaki Yoshida Kabuki
Kodansha International

Tokyo 1965 First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good 
ex-library, discard stamp on the friont endpaper - folio black cloth with large green Japanese characters on the cover. Llibrary copy that was resewn to insure strong backing, To do this they split the endpaper and resealed them with white archival tape. Good servieceable refernce copy in a bright dustwrapper. 019617 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Havens, Thomas R.H. Nishi Amane and Modern Japanese Thought
Princeton University Press

1970 Hardcover Very Good - 
some markings on the front endpaper, and some pencil annotating inside, o/w near fine copy with lightly spotted dustwrapper in a fresh mylar sleeve. index, 253p 017744 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Kaplan, David E.; Dubro, Alec Yakuza: The Explosive Account of Japan's Criminal Underworld
Addison-Wesley Publishing Co., Inc.

Lebanon, Indiana, U.S.A. 1986 0201111519 / 9780201111514 Hardcover As New As New 
one of the best overviews of this hydra of international organized crime, index, 356p 016610 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Orengo, Nico Panamarenko Cars & Other Stuff
Galerie Tokoro

Tokyo 1993 Soft Cover As New 
large thin 4to in pictorial wraps. wrap-around image. text in english 61p -super scarce 021762 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Sakata, Sakata, Eiichiro
9 Sakata, Eiichiro Sakata
Ryuko Tsushin Co

1985 4947551941 / 9784947551948 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
full black cloth embossed in blind, inscribed and sealed by Sakata in Japanese opposite the title-page and a small inscription (signed, in English) on the Acknowledgments page. Dustwrapper in a fresh mylar sleeve., unpaginated. 021722 
Price: 300.00 USD
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10 Sheisido Creative Works of Shiseido
Sheisido

1985 4763085131 / 9784763085139 Softcover As New As New 
small folio in glossy illustrated French wraps. Profusely illustrated throughout with hundreds of different ads (many beautiful) Shiseido has run over the years. 021694 
Price: 295.00 USD
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