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Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai, 1959. 170p., wraps, worn at spine ends. Label of Bernard Karpel (Museum of Modern Art) on flyleaf. K. B. S. Bibliography of Standard Reference Books for Japanese Studies with Descriptive Notes, Volume VII (A). Bibliography of Japanese works, with descriptive notes in English.
Nara, Japan: Research Center for Silk Roadology, 2007. 129p., six photo plates, plus numerous B&W photos in text, wraps. Ilustrated examination of Buddhist stupas, showing regional influences. Text mostly in Japanese, with English summary. Rubberstamp on first blank interior page. Silk roadology 27.
[Tokyo]: [Ishikawajima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd, ], 1956. 5.5x3.5 inch color postcard mounted in 7.25x5 inch display folder illustrated with line drawing of the ship on an orange, yellow and white field, detailed description of the ship, previous owner's notes in Japanese script on rear otherwise very good.
Kyoto: the museum, 1986. Paperback. 414p., profuse exhibit photography, exclusively in color, each image extensively captioned and facing a verso page of further text. Softbound, a substantial catalogue on coated alkaline paperstock. Externally mildly edgeworn with subtle signs of handling, but quite sound and presentable; internally we see only one...
Taibei: Institute of Chinese Culture, 1958, 1959. Two issues of the journal, both with yellow tape discoloration at top and bottom of the spine, 251 and 183p. respectively, reading copies only. The former issue has an article by Tingsen S. Wei, illustrated with photos of archeological finds, claiming that the...
Fujinomiya, Japan: CIRA, [200-]. 5.5x4.5 inch black cloth patch with printed design, very good, together with similarly sized leaflet introducing the Japanese anarchist archive and soliciting donations. Obtained in San Francisco where a representative of CIRA tabled at an anarchist book fair.
New York: Asian Conservatory Laboratory, 1966. 128p. plus 40 black and white plates, staplebound squareback wraps lightly shelfworn. ACL Symposium Series, vol. 2. Proceedings of a 1963 symposium, with pieces on the interplay of collector, scholar and conservator, the issue of forgery, and more.