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Okinawa / Tokyo: Tokyo Welfare Factory, 1997. 81p., fullpage color reproductions throughout, with b&w site photography and family snapshots, softbound in 10x7 inch color wraps; aside from a bookseller's notes on title page, entirely clean and sound, a near-fine copy. Author's brief little poems are quite good and deep, with.....
Tokyo: Fukuinkan Shoten, 1997. Paperback. 171p., fullpage color and b&w photography (about equal proportions) with brief texts and captions in both Japanese and English, plain printed 9.5x9 inch tan wraps, alkaline paperstock throughout. A nice clean sound unmarked copy. As of 10/2018 only one copy found in OCLC.
Tokyo: Shobunsha, 1935. Gold-embellished stiff wraps, tied with thread, containing sixty leaves of color plates and two pages of text, in tiny font, listing the historical events pictured. Very good. A lovely production, replete with samurai battles, in an edgeworn slipcase. Seventy-fifth printing.
New York: The Realist Association, 1965. Supplement, a single leaf of newsprint printed and folded to make an 11x8.5 inch self-wraps brochure. A very badly edgeworn, chipped copy; no losses to text, but fragile and as is. Cover story by Laurence Henry, "The Conference That Wasn't," he was in Algeria.....
Forestville & San Francisco CA: Eclipse Comics & Viz Communications, 1987-1988. Comic. Six-issue broken run, various pagination, 6.5x10.25 inches, very good first printings thus comic books in stapled pictorial wraps, issue #2 is a second printing. One of the first Manga to be translated to American comic book style and.....
Hong Kong: Kelly & Walsh, Ltd., . xiv, 151p., numerous b&w illustrations, introduction, foreword and glossary, first edition in red cloth and gilt, extremities a little worn with slightly turned corner-tips, an else nice clean copy in a badly chipped, edgeworn dust jacket. Includes reproductions of the artworks and poems.....
Hauppauge NY: Barron's Educational Series, Inc. / Gaia Books Ltd., 2002. 143p., coated paperstock throughout, color-photo illustrations integrated with text, softbound in 10x7 inch glossy cardstock wraps. Slight edgewear, a sound clean copy, very good. Author at this writing had been "teaching in the West" for twenty years.
Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1955. x, 186p., illustrated only with a chronology, at pp46/7; the translated "Life" occupies exactly a half of text. Hardbound first edition in 9.5x6 inch grey cloth boards titled gilt and panelled in blind. An ex library copy with a single mark: on front cover find an.....
New York: League of Nations Association, April 15, 1932. Single sheet folded to make 8-panel brochure, 4x9 inches, corners worn. Not found in OCLC. Addresses the recent Japanese conquest of Manchuria, in question-and-answer format, discussing the international outcry over Japan's moves but apparent international paralysis over a response.
Seoul: National Museum of Contemporary Art, 2004. 282p., hardcover in dj, gift inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise very good, thoroughly illustrated in color; text in Korean and English. Retrospective of works by the artist who had been imprisoned in South Korea on suspicion of pro-North activities.