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1 Akamatsu, Ken Love Hina: Volume 10
Tokoyo Kodansha International / Harper & Row 2003 1591821169 / 9781591821168 First Thus Paperback Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Akamatsu, Ken 
Unpaginated. Light general wear to wraps and edges. Internally as new. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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2 Akamatsu, Ken Love Hina: Volume 11
Tokoyo Kodansha International / Harper & Row 2003 1591821177 / 9781591821175 First Thus Paperback Very Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Akamatsu, Ken 
Unpaginated. Light general wear to wraps. Internally as new. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture, Benedict, Ruth
3 Benedict, Ruth The Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture
Tokyo Charles E. Tuttle Company 1992 4805301139 / 9784805301135 Reprint Paperback Near Fine 12 mo 
324 pp. Originally published 1946. Bright uncreased cover, slightest wear to corners and edges, internally as new. "The book is of interest as a contribution to the history of human thought. It is a suggestive guide for nations of the West in their cooperation with Japan. It is also a completely fascinating, incisive and profoundly informative book on what makes the Japanese so uniquely Japanese." -- from the (1946) introduction 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Japanese in Mangaland: Learning The Basics, Bernabe,Marc
4 Bernabe,Marc Japanese in Mangaland: Learning The Basics
Tokyo Japan Publications Trading 2003 4889961151 / 9784889961157 First Limpback Near Fine No Jacket Small Quarto 
269 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. "Texts found in the popular comics, or mangas, are the starting point for learning written and spoken Japanese. Whether or not you are interested in manga, you can pick up the basics from these clear and concise lessons divided into 30 chapters, with plenty of practical exercises and a miniguidebook of the 160 essential kanji." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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5 Cherry, Kittredge Womansword: What Japanese Words Say About Women
Tokyo Kodansha International 2002 4770028881 / 9784770028884 Reprint Paperback Fine Fine 8vo 
150 pp. Paperback in Illustrated card dustwrapper. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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6 Durckheim, Karlfried Graf Von The Japanese Cult of Tranquility
London Rider 1974 0091188318 / 9780091188313 Reprint Paperback Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
106 pp. Light general wear to covers. Edges a little soiled. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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North to Matsumae: Australian Whalers to Japan, Jones, Noreen
7 Jones, Noreen North to Matsumae: Australian Whalers to Japan
Crawley, Western Australia University of Western Australia Press 2008 098029651X / 9780980296518 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
208 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. Colour plates; notes; bibliography; index. "Shipwreck, mutiny, massacre and imprisonment. The early 19th-century was the zenith of the international whaling industry as ships from the United States, Britain and Australia all plied their bloody trade off the coast of Japan." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Robots and Spaceships (Taschen Icons Series), Kitahara, Teruhisa, and Yukio Shimizu
8 Kitahara, Teruhisa, and Yukio Shimizu Robots and Spaceships (Taschen Icons Series)
Köln Taschen 2001 3822855669 / 9783822855669 First Limp Wrappers Near Fine No Jacket 12 mo 
191 pp. Two or three tiny chips to corners and upper edge of spine. All else as new. Colour photos throughout. From Mr. Kitihara's Toy Museums. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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The Taiheiki: A Chronicle of Medieval Japan, McCullough, Helen Craig, translator
9 McCullough, Helen Craig, translator The Taiheiki: A Chronicle of Medieval Japan
Rutland VT and Tokyo Tuttle Publications 1985 0804813221 / 9780804813228 Third Printing Paperback Near Fine 12 mo 
401 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A few faint stains to upper edge of text block. All else as new. Black-and-white plates, Index. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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10 Mouer, Ross (editor) Japanese Images of Australia: A Collection of Japanese Writings on Australia. Two volumes: 1991 and 1992.
Clayton, Vic, Australia Institute for Contemporary Asian Studies Monash University 0732604176 / 9780732604172 First Paperback Good 8vo 
Light general wear to illustrated wrappers. Pencilled underlining throughout the 1990 collection, pencilled underlining to five or six pages of 1991 collection. Nos. 1 and 2 of Series: Asian Perceptions of Australia 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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The Japanese Art of Miniature Trees and Landscapes, Oshimura, Yuji, and Giovanna M. Halford
11 Oshimura, Yuji, and Giovanna M. Halford The Japanese Art of Miniature Trees and Landscapes
Rutland VT and Tokyo Charles E. Tuttle 1965 Twelfth Printing Hard Cover Very Good Good Quarto 
220 pp. General and edgewear to price-clipped dustjacket. Fading along upper edge of boards. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. List of illustrations (colour plates and black-and-white drawings and photos); appendices; index. "Truly the most magnificent work I have ever seen on the subject, both in content and format. Unlike scores of trifling books and papers on bonsai in the past, this will remain a standard work for many years to come." -- James R. Harlow, Managing Editor, The American Horticultural Society 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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12 Picken, Stuart D. B. Shinto; Japan's Spiritual Roots
Tokyo Kodansha International Ltd. 1980 0870114107 / 9780870114106 First Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good Duodecimo 
80 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected in removable clear sleeve, is not price clipped but has very light discolouration along the reverse of the lower edge. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally unwrinkled, unmarked, solidly bound. Maps to eps, Illustrated with colour photos, b/w line drawings. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Ancient Tales and Folklore of Japan, Smith, Richard Gordon
13 Smith, Richard Gordon Ancient Tales and Folklore of Japan
London Bracken Books 1986 0946495785 / 9780946495788 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
360 pp. Reprint of the 1918 A and C Black edition. Light wear to upper edges of unclipped dustjacket. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. With 62 illustrations (in plates) in colour by Japanese artists. "The author spent nine years in Japan searching for rare and beautiful objects for the British Museum and, during this time, he came in contact with people from all walks of life and he wrote down all the stories and legends he was told." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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14 Tanizaki, Junichiro (trans. Paul McCarthy) Childhood Years: A Memior
New York Kodansha International / Harper & Row 1988 0870118633 / 9780870118630 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
xiii, 181 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is price clipped and has very light edgewear. Small sticker to ffep. Maps to endpapers. Top edge of text block very slightly soiled. Internally bright, unmarked and tightly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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15 Tazawa, Yutaka, et al. Japan's Cultural History: A Perspective
Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan 1979 Reprint Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
120 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine sunned. Prev. owner's name tidily inked to faux ffep (yellow faux eps). Colour and b/w illustrations of Japanese art, architecture, craft, theatre, etc. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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