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Last Updated January 14, 2016


1. Cordell, Bessie. Blossoms from the Flowery Kingdom. National Holiness Missionary Society, 1946. Shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. Dust jacket has small chips and tears to the edges. $12.50

2. Crow, Carl. He Opened The Door Of Japan. Harper & Brothers, 1939. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. The dust jacket has chips and tears to the edges and soiling. $8.95

3. Exner, A.H. Japan As I Saw It: Illustrated with Special Illustrations in Collotype, Engravings and Pictures Drawn by Various Special Artists. F.A. Stokes, 1912. 259 pages. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners rubbed through. $37.50

4. Fraser, Mrs. Hugh. Letters from Japan: A Record of Modern Life in the Island Empire. See Description, 1904. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners bumped and starting to rub through. $37.50

5. Hsu Long-Hsuen & Chang Ming-Kai. History of the Sino-Japanese War. (1937-1945). Chung Wu Publishing Co., 1972. 642 pages. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. One page with notations. Corners bumped. Dust jacket has chips and tears to the edges. A clean and tight copy. $75.00

6. iNarazaki, Muneshige. The Japanese Print: Its Evolution and Essence. Kodansha, 1966. 274 pages. Slight shelf wear to the edges of the spine and corners. The dust jacket has small tears and where to the spine edges, with the corners rubbed. A beautiful book, with numerous color illustrations of Japanese prints. Time the old $25.00

7. Long, John Luther. Miss Cherry-Blossom of Tokyo. Philadelphia & London: J. B. Lippincott, 1905. Pictorial illustrated cloth covers. Some wear to the spine edges and corners, with the corners slightly rubbed through. There is slight soiling to the spine and covers. The binding is tight. With photographic illustrations and decorated illustration pages. $14.00

8. Morga, Antonio de (Blair, E. H. And Robertson, J. A). History of the Philippine Islands, from their discovery by Magellan in 1521 to the beginning of the XVII century. With descriptions of Japan, China and Adjacent Countries. Two volume set. Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark, 1907. 1907 first edition. Two volume set complete. Ex-library copies, with library labels on the spines and library bookplate and pockets inside the front and back covers. The bindings are tight, but there is quite a bit of shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Volume I has a small tear to the cloth at the bottom of the front joint. A very scarce set, originally published in this limited edition. $75.00

9. Roberts-Wright, Bessie M. Shrontz. Hunt for Idaho:  Evacuees 1942-1945 and Hometeaders 1947-1949 T.P. Minidoka Prisoner of War Camp, 1942-1945. Kimberly, Idaho: Privately Printed, 1994. 327 pages. Signed by the author. Red cloth covers in fine condition. An excellent locally-written history of the Minidoka Japanese internment camp, where more than 9,000 Japanese U.S. citizens and resident aliens were relocated during World War II. Includes excellent oral histories of some of the camp's former residents. A scarce, privately-printed book by this Southern Idaho historian. $140.00

10. Rose-Innes, Arthur. Fundamental Spoken Japanese. Meiseisha Pub. Co, 1961. 161 pages. Softbound covers. Some wear to the edges. Ink and pencil underlining on about 20 pages. The binding is tight. $9.95

11. Suyematsu, Baron. The Risen Sun. London: Archibald Constable & Company, 1905. 1st Edition. 355 pages. 1905 first edition. Ex-library copy, with library ink marks on the spine, library stamps inside the front cover, and library card pocket inside the back cover. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners are quite bumped.  The binding is tight and the pages are clean. $25.00

12. Taguchi , Nisyu. Tenkou, The Seal Engraving from Hieroglyphs to Alphabet. Tokyo, Japan: Japan Publications Trading Company, 1964. Glossy softbound covers. Shelf wear to the edges of the covers. Slight soiling to the covers. $18.75

13. Taki, Shodo. Japan Today. Society for Japanese Cultural Information, 1948. 371 pages. Cloth cover with string-tied binding. Wear to the pages and cover. Sewing broken in a two places on the bottom of the spine. Numerous photographs and one large foldout map in the middle of the book. $9.00

14. Tokyo Asahi Shimbun. Japan: A Pictorial Interpretation. -, 1934. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners bumped. There is some fraying to the cloth at the spine edges and the spine has some discoloration. $15.00

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