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Written by Nobuyoshi Araki; Akiko Miki; Yoshiko Isshiki; Tomoko Sato. Illustrated by Nobuyoshi Araki.
Stock no. 1824155
Published by Phaidon Press. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.
Nobuyoshi Araki is on eof Japan't most celebrated photographers both at home and abroad. His photographs are highly controversial and often regarded as enigmatic. They incorporate a wide range of images: scenes from his own honeymoon, including sexual acts; enlarged photographs of genitalia and flowers; bondage scenes of trussed up women hanging from the ceiling; Tokyo street scenes and more. Special luxury edition limited to 3,000 numbered copies. Textured soft white leather, blind titles. Colour & b/w photos throughout. Published to coincide with the exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery 6 October 2005 - 22 January 2006. ISBN: 0714845760. This is copy 0862 of 3,000.White leather boards just a little grubby. Contents are clean. Original clear plastic dustwrapper is torn to top front edge. Contained in original publisher's card slip jacket which is a little grubby and is split to one edge. Very heavy.
Medium 8vo edition. Red cloth, gilt title to spine and gilt vignette to front cover. 16 exquisite illustrations in colour. 232 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped and worn. A few tiny indentations to rear cover. Frontis is MISSING. Light foxing to textblock. Contents clean.
JAPAN CRAFTS SOURCEBOOK: A GUIDE TO TODAY'S TRADITIONAL HANDMADE OBJECTS
Written by Diane Durston.
Stock no. 2140813
Published by Kodansha International Ltd.. 1st JAPAN 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Glazed boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 4770020732. Wrapper has some light edge-creasing.
THE POTTER'S BRUSH: THE KENZAN STYLE IN JAPANESE CERAMICS
Written by Richard L. Wilson; Saeko Ogasawara.
Stock no. 2140811
Published by Merrell Publishers Limited. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. Colour photos. Produced to accompany the exhibition of the same name at the Freer Gallery of Art. ISBN: 1858941571. A few light marks to covers. Contents are fine!
FISH DIVERSITY OF JAPAN: EVOLUTION, ZOOGEOGRAPHY, AND CONSERVATION
Written by Yoshiaki Kai; Hiroyuki Motomura; Keiichi Matsuura.
Stock no. 2140432
Published by Springer. Circa 2022. Fine condition.
This book reviews and summarizes the studies on the fish diversity of Japan. ISBN: 9789811674266. Still in original shrink wrap - UNREAD.
ADAPTIVE FISHERIES GOVERNANCE IN CHANGING COASTAL REGIONS IN JAPAN
Written by Akiko Ikeguchi; Takafumi Yokoyama; Seishiro Sakita.
Stock no. 1323039
Published by Springer. Nearly fine condition.
International Perspectives in Geography AJG Library 13. Presenting the historical and spatial dymanics of coastal fisheries resource governance in response to different environmental changes. Glazed boards. ISBN: 9789813342392. Slight bumping to corners. Still in original shrinkwrap.
THE CONCISE GUIDE TO AXIS AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II
Written by David Mondey.
Stock no. 2139309
Published by Temple Press. 1st 1984. Very good condition.
An Illustrated Handbook To the Warplanes of Germany, Italy and Japan During World War II. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0600350274. Some light browning and grubby marks to covers.
JAPANESE AIRCRAFT 1910-1941
Written by Robert C. Mikesh; Shorzoe Abe.
Stock no. 2139169
Published by Putnam. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. This work covers nearly 400 types of Japanese aircraft. ISBN: 0851778402. Small knocks along cover edges. Light browning to outer page edges. Wrapper has a little edge-creasing.
Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Anatomy of the Ship Series. B/w photos and detailed diagrams. Complete with 1/600 Scale Fold-out Plan. ISBN: 0851779409.
ANCIENT TALES AND FOLKLORE OF JAPAN
Written by Richard Gordon Smith. Illustrated by Richard Gordon Smith; Mo-No-Yuki.
Stock no. 2137558
Published by A. & C. Black. Circa 1908. Almost very good condition.
Grey cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Decorations also to front cover and spine. 62 colour plates. A & C Black Colour Book in the 20 Shillings Series. 4 page booklist to rear. Early edition, but has 4 page (later) booklist to rear. 1-2" tear/damage vertically and then horizontally to top of spine, which is also browned. Bumping to corners. Marks to covers. Some page margin tears (e.g. front endpaper and page 92. Foxing and browning throughout.
RISING SUN AND TUMBLING BEAR - RUSSIA'S WAR WITH JAPAN
Written by Richard Connaughton.
Stock no. 1322602
Published by Cassell. 1st thus 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A major revision of the author's earlier work "The War of the Rising Sun and the Tumbling Bear". Red boards, gilt title to spine. 367 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0304361844. A few small marks to textblock. Dustwrapper is worn at top of spine with minimal loss.
American edition. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. This work covers nearly 400 types of Japanese aircraft. ISBN: 1557505632. A few knocks to cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.