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Category: All Categories: Language and Linguistics: Japanese
35 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.

Introduction to Contemporary Japanese Literature: Synopses of Major Works, 1956-1970

Publisher: University of Tokyo Tokyo 1972.
313 pages, appendix; 8vo, black boards. Near fine, bottom some psge corners lighly bumped; dust jacket good, edgewear, small tears Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 23.78 CAD 24.34 EUR 16.00 GBP 13.25 JPY 2,200.00 MXN 275.00 ZAR 220.00 

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2.
Abraham, Richard D. and Sannosuke Yamamoto  
Cortina Method: Conversational Japanese

Publisher: NY: Henry Holt, 1963,.
ISBN: 0832700161 paper bound, later printing, 248pp inc. grammar section, bilingual dictionary and index. Also includes a guide to pronunciation, cultural information and 16 conversational lessons. Very good

Appr.: | AUD 4.14 CAD 4.24 EUR 2.79 GBP 2.31 JPY 383.00 MXN 47.88 ZAR 38.30 

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3.
Akiyama, Nobuo & Carol Akiyama  
Barron's Japanese at a Glance: Phrase Book and Dictionary for Travelers (with audio cassette)

Publisher: Hauppauge, NY: Barron's, 1992 reissue..
451pp. w/endpp maps & phrase card. paperback 24mo: Fine. A pocket-sized volume w/90-minute audio cassette w/accompanying shirt pocket-sized audio script. All in plastic pouch with snap. Cassette has been opened and used.

Appr.: | AUD 16.22 CAD 16.59 EUR 10.91 GBP 9.04 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 150.00 

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4.
Allen  
Japanese Flower Arrangement

Japanese Flower Arrangement by Allen, Tuttle, cloth, dust jacket, '74, 86 pages, a complete primer, illustrated in black and white photos and drawings

Appr.: | AUD 6.49 CAD 6.64 EUR 4.36 GBP 3.61 JPY 600.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 60.00 

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5.
Bleiler, Everett F.  
Basic Japanese Grammar.

Publisher: Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1977..
Softcover. Damp staining to text edge, o/w VG. Soft Cover

Appr.: | AUD 9.19 CAD 9.40 EUR 6.18 GBP 5.12 JPY 850.00 MXN 106.25 ZAR 85.00 

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6.
Brinkley, Capt. F., with Baron Kikuchi  
A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the Meija Era

Publisher: Encycloaedia Britannica New York 1915.
(xi) 784 pages, 150 illustrations engraved on wood by Japanese artists, half-tone plates, color maps; appendices, index, works consulted in Latin alphabet and Japanese characters; 8vo, leather/gilt decoration front cover. Spine top leather missing with short tear, badly cracked, cover edges very worn, name/address, good-; contents very good; no dust jacket. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980 Leather

Appr.: | AUD 34.59 CAD 35.40 EUR 23.27 GBP 19.28 JPY 3,200.00 MXN 400.00 ZAR 320.00 

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7.
Britton, D. Guyver and Kokusai Nihongo Fukyu Kyokai (eds.)  
Japanese for Busy People

Publisher: Tokyo: Association for Japanese-Language Teaching, 1984,.
heavy card covers, stated 1st edition, 213pp inc. glossary & index. Covers moderately creased else Very good in French flaps

Appr.: | AUD 8.27 CAD 8.46 EUR 5.56 GBP 4.61 JPY 765.00 MXN 95.63 ZAR 76.50 

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8.
Burnham, Sue, Yukiko Saegusa, and Michael Sedunary.  
Kimono 3.

Publisher: St. Paul, MN: EMC Publishing, 1993..
1st printing. ISBN: 082191037X Paperback Near Fine condition (corners crisp, no creases, no markings; very light bump to bottom corner of front cover, cover lightly rubbed). A clean, solid copy.

Appr.: | AUD 21.62 CAD 22.12 EUR 14.55 GBP 12.05 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

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9.
Futabatei ; Buhachiro Mitsui and Gregg M. Sinclair, transl. from Japanese  
An Adopted Husband (Sono Omokage)

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf New York 1923.
275 pages, decorated endpapers, 12mo, blue cloth/black design, Borzoi trademark front cover. ery good, no dust jacket Pocket Book Edition Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 25.95 CAD 26.55 EUR 17.45 GBP 14.46 JPY 2,400.00 MXN 300.00 ZAR 240.00 

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10.
Hearn, Lafcadio  
Kwaidan: Stories and Studies of Strange Things

Publisher: Toyko: Charles Tuttle, 1995 reprint..
240pp. paperback: near Fine. A masterful collection of weird, ghostly legends and beliefs of old Japan, translated from the Japanese by Hearn (1850-1904). "Kwaidan" the movie was released in the USA in 1965.

Appr.: | AUD 3.23 CAD 3.31 EUR 2.17 GBP 1.80 JPY 299.00 MXN 37.38 ZAR 29.90 

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11.
Ichikawa, Sanki, 1886-  
Fuzambo's Comprehensive English-Japanese Dictionary

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1942.
10, 1855 p. 24 cm. Reprint of the 1931 edition. With the opening of World War II, the need for Americans capable of dealing with the Japanese language was critical, so this massive dictionary, filled with technical terminology, was part of the War effort. Stock #29,852. Good+/ no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 32.43 CAD 33.19 EUR 21.82 GBP 18.07 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 300.00 

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12.
Ito  
Tsujigahana: the flower of Japanese textile arts

Tsujigahana: the flower of Japanese textile arts by Ito, Kodansha, 200 pages, 96 color photos, Tsujigahana flourished from the 15th to 17th centuries, incorporating tie-dyeing, embroidery, and applied gold and silver leaf, book offers beautiful color photos of this rarely seen art, plus a discussion of its history, techniques and aesthetics

Appr.: | AUD 189.19 CAD 193.58 EUR 127.27 GBP 105.42 JPY 17,500.00 MXN 2,187.50 ZAR 1,750.00 

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13.
Japan Textile Color Design Center  
Textile Designs of Japan, 3 volumes

Textile Designs of Japan, 3 volumes by Japan Textile Color Design Center, Kodansha Publishing, 1980 revised edition, cloth, dust jacket, new condition, each volume boxed and also in original cardboard boxes. The three volumes (notes for all plates) Free Style Designs:771 plates of which 34 are in color Geometric Designs:751 designs along with 'small patterns' Okinawan, Ainu and Foreign Designs:168 plates in color and b/w

Appr.: | AUD 1,081.08 CAD 1,106.19 EUR 727.27 GBP 602.41 JPY 100,000.00 MXN 12,500.00 ZAR 10,000.00 

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14.
Jorden, Eleanor Harz & Hamako Ito Chaplin.  
Reading Japanese.

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle, Tokyo ["Third printing 1982"]. Yale Linguistic Series.
609 p., index, vocabulary, 25 lessons, 4 appendices; 21 cm. A "pedagogical text-- not a handbook or dictionary-- prepared for the specific purpose of introducing adult foreigners, in particular English speakers, to the Japanese written language, to enable them to begin to learn to read. ...Those who conscientiously work through this text, following all recommended procedures and moving ahead to a new lesson only after the previous lesson is adequately internalized, can expect to acquire a solid basic foundation in Japanese reading. They will be thoroughly familiar with all the kanzi that have been introduced, through recurring contact in assorted contexts, and they will be ready to move ahead into materials that add to their kanzi repertoire." Green printed paper covers; fine in cardboard slipcase. 37534.

Appr.: | AUD 16.22 CAD 16.59 EUR 10.91 GBP 9.04 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 150.00 

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15.
Kennedy  
Japanese Costume: history and tradition
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Japanese Costume: history and tradition by Kennedy, Adam Biro, cloth, 176pp, '90, 200 illustrations, 100 in color, documents the splendid robes and garments worn during the 16th -19th centuries considered the golden age of Japanese costume, descriptions of the patterns, the way the costumes were made, origins, meaning and uses of motifs

Appr.: | AUD 70.27 CAD 71.90 EUR 47.27 GBP 39.16 JPY 6,500.00 MXN 812.50 ZAR 650.00 

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16.
Leigh, Michelle Dominique  
Japanese Way of Beauty
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Japanese Way of Beauty by Michelle Dominique Leigh, Birch Lane Press, cloth, dj, '92, 224pp, natural beatury and health secrets, designed as a practical guide, illustrated, near new condition

Appr.: | AUD 43.24 CAD 44.25 EUR 29.09 GBP 24.10 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 400.00 

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17.
Lucy Aldrich Collection  
Japanese No Darama Costumes and Priest Robes..
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Japanese No Darama Costumes and Priest Robes, Lucy Aldrich Collection, '37, 16 pages text, 22 black and white photos, exhibition catalog

Appr.: | AUD 37.84 CAD 38.72 EUR 25.45 GBP 21.08 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 350.00 

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18.
Michener  
Modern Japanese Print: an appreciation

Modern Japanese Print: an appreciation by Michener, Tuttle, cloth, '75, 56pp, with ten tipped in prints

Appr.: | AUD 21.62 CAD 22.12 EUR 14.55 GBP 12.05 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

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19.
Minaishi, Fukujirō, 1884- . Huntley, Frank Livingstone, 1902-1998  
Japanese Life in English by F. Minaishi & F. L. Huntley
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Publisher: [Tokyo] Gakujido [1931].
Six volumes, numbered 1, 2, 3: 61, 70, 83 p., illus.; 22 cm. Texts in English, Japanese, and romanized Japanese. Volume 3 inscribed by Huntley. Volumes 4, 5 and 6 are entirely in Japanese. Uncommon in World Cat; no copies found for sale. Stock#47361. Vg, some slight chipping to paper covers.

Appr.: | AUD 162.16 CAD 165.93 EUR 109.09 GBP 90.36 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,500.00 

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20.
Momiyama, Nanae  
Sumi-E: an introduction to ink painting
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Sumi-E: an introduction to ink painting by Nanae Momiyama, 41 pages, paperback, '78, illustrated

Appr.: | AUD 6.49 CAD 6.64 EUR 4.36 GBP 3.61 JPY 600.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 60.00 

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21.
Otsuka, Julie  
When the Emperor was Divine
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When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka, Anchor Books, 2002, paperback, 144 pages, story of the Japanese in America and the concentration camps

Appr.: | AUD 4.32 CAD 4.42 EUR 2.91 GBP 2.41 JPY 400.00 MXN 50.00 ZAR 40.00 

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22.
Rexroth, Kenneth & Ikuko Atsumi, translators & editors  
Women Poets of Japan

Publisher: New York: New Directions, c1977 reprint..
184pp. paperback 8vo: Fine. Representative works of 77 Japanese poets starting with the Classic period of 645-1603 AD and moving on to contemporary free verse.

Appr.: | AUD 7.56 CAD 7.73 EUR 5.08 GBP 4.21 JPY 699.00 MXN 87.38 ZAR 69.90 

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23.
Richie, Donald  
The Films of Akira Kurosawa

Publisher: University of California Press Berkeley 1970.
Ex lib. 223 pages, b/w photos, list of plates, filmography, select bibliogrphy, index; square 4to. wine boards. Label front cover, data slip back ednpaper, 2 leave loosee, small amount of undrlining, good; no dust jacket Second Edition Hard Cover Good

Appr.: | AUD 12.97 CAD 13.27 EUR 8.73 GBP 7.23 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 120.00 

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24.
Riesman, David, and Evelyn Thompson Riesman  
Conversations in Japan: Modernization, Politics, and Culture

Publisher: Basic Books New York 1967.
371 pages, index, 8vo, orange boards/white cloth. Very good+, light soil spine; dust jacket very good-, edges worn, a few light stains Good Hard Cover Ver y Good

Appr.: | AUD 10.81 CAD 11.06 EUR 7.27 GBP 6.02 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 100.00 

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25.
Robson, Lucia St. Clair  
The Tokaido Road: A Novel of Feudal Japan

Publisher: Ballantine Books New York 1991.
511 pages, lavendar decorated endpapers; 8vo, white boards/cloth. Near fine, tiny nick cover edge; dust jacket very good+ First Printing Ver y Good Hard Cover Near Fine

Appr.: | AUD 8.65 CAD 8.85 EUR 5.82 GBP 4.82 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 80.00 

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26.
Seiichi Morimura  
Ningen no shômei (Proof of a Man, or Proof of Humanity)

Publisher: Tokyo: Kadokawa Shoten, 2005..
Reprint. Mass Market Paperback. 15 X 10½ cm. VG+/VG+. Peach wraps, red titles & decoration, 509, [3] pp. Title leaf slightly creased. DJ has slight shelf wear. 2005 reprint of 1977 Japanese-language murder mystery that was made into a film and more recently a television series. (We are basing this entirely upon the ISBN, because only the author's name is printed in English characters.) Shipping weight 1 lb.

Appr.: | AUD 14.59 CAD 14.93 EUR 9.82 GBP 8.13 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 168.75 ZAR 135.00 

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27.
Spero, James  
Japanese Floral Stencil Designs
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Japanese Floral Stencil Designs by James Spero, Dover, 1991, paperback, 96 pages, 135 illustrations,

Appr.: | AUD 7.51 CAD 7.69 EUR 5.05 GBP 4.19 JPY 695.00 MXN 86.88 ZAR 69.50 

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28.
Tanaka, Yusaku  
No Costumes of Japan
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No Costumes of Japan by Yusaku Tanaka, 94 plates of which 6 in color, circa 1930

Appr.: | AUD 216.22 CAD 221.24 EUR 145.45 GBP 120.48 JPY 20,000.00 MXN 2,500.00 ZAR 2,000.00 

Purchase direct from: Hard-to-Find Needlework Books. Item number: 10778.
    
US$200.00
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29.
The Japanese Foundation.  
Basic Japanese-English Dictionary.

Publisher: NY: Oxford University Press, 1990..
Reprint. 958+ pp. Stiff plastic covers. Scuffed and rear top corner bumped, o/w VG. Soft Cover. 9780198641629. ISBN: dictionary

Appr.: | AUD 9.19 CAD 9.40 EUR 6.18 GBP 5.12 JPY 850.00 MXN 106.25 ZAR 85.00 

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30.
Tohsaku, Yasu-Hiko  
An Invitation to Contemporary Japanese

Publisher: New York et al.: McGraw-Hill, Inc, 1997..
11th ptg. 24 X 21 cm. Fair/No dj. Mostly beige pictorial boards, titles in red, xxvii, 548 pp, index. Covers unusually badly worn, otherwise good, scattered notes & highlighting. Textbook for a beginning-level college course in Japanese for English speakers. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 4 oz.)

Appr.: | AUD 19.46 CAD 19.91 EUR 13.09 GBP 10.84 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 180.00 

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31.
Tsukuba Language Group.  
Situational Functional Japanese: Volume One: Notes.

Publisher: Tokyo: Bonjinsha Co., Ltd., 1991..
ISBN: 9784893581532 First edition. 235 pp. Fine condition (corners crisp, no creases, no markings). A clean, fresh copy. Paperback

Appr.: | AUD 27.03 CAD 27.65 EUR 18.18 GBP 15.06 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 250.00 

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32.
Uchida  
Patterns of Japan No. 1..
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Patterns of Japan No. 1.Uchida. 1988, paperback, 184 pages, English and Japanese, eye-popping volume present the most notable and popular oriental patterns of waves, crests, geometrics in crisp, clear, black and white. Ready to copy or reproduce to enhance your backgrounds. Add zip to your presentations

Appr.: | AUD 24.81 CAD 25.39 EUR 16.69 GBP 13.83 JPY 2,295.00 MXN 286.88 ZAR 229.50 

Purchase direct from: Hard-to-Find Needlework Books. Item number: 5882.
    
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33.
Vaccari, Oreste & Enko Elisa Vaccari  
Japanese In A Hurry

Publisher: Rutland, Vt., Tuttle [1955].
173, [23] p., 15 cm. A quick approach to Japanese language containing 100 short lessons on subjects of daily conversation & 1,000 basic Japanese words. Stock# 36,213. Vg, flexible covers/ no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 12.97 CAD 13.27 EUR 8.73 GBP 7.23 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 120.00 

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34.
Wiltshire and Wiltshire  
Design with Japanese Obi
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Design with Japanese Obi by Diane Wiltshire & Ann Wiltshire, Tuttle Pub, cloth, dust jacket, 1997, 96 pages, these color illustrations present dramatic and innovative uses of obi in interiors

Appr.: | AUD 28.65 CAD 29.31 EUR 19.27 GBP 15.96 JPY 2,650.00 MXN 331.25 ZAR 265.00 

Purchase direct from: Hard-to-Find Needlework Books. Item number: 10889.
    
US$26.50
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35.
Yoshimoto  
Traditional Stripes and Lattices
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Traditional Stripes and Lattices by Yoshimoto, '93, textile design III, 158 pages all in color

Appr.: | AUD 21.62 CAD 22.12 EUR 14.55 GBP 12.05 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 200.00 

Purchase direct from: Hard-to-Find Needlework Books. Item number: 19604.
    
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