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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.
Blue decorative cloth, gilt title and vignette to spine; yellow title and vignette to front cover. 75 colour plates. A. & C. Black Colour Book 20 Shillings Series. Originally published in 1901 with 100 plates. 8 page booklist to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some fraying and wear to cloth. Browning to covers with some marks. Foxing - mostly to outer page edges and a few page margins. Browning to some margins, including plate pages.
Blue cloth. 32 colour plates. Popular series. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Small creases to top margins of pages 81-225.
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.
Performing Arts of Japan: 1. Introduction by Dunn. B/w and colour photos throughout. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a creased front flap; repaired tear to rear panel; spine is fadd.
The Royal Navy and the Imperial Japanese navy, Strategic Illusions 1936-1941. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 533 pages. ISBN: 0198226047. Spine and corners bumped. Small dent to top edge of front cover. Dustwrapper is edge worn with slight chipping at top of spine.
JAPANESE AIRCRAFT OF THE PACIFIC WAR
Written by Rene J. Francillon. Illustrated by J.B. Roberts.
Stock no. 2136191
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A comprehensive analysis of the Japanese aircraft industry and their products between the late thirties and the dawn of the nuclear age. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. American edition. ISBN: 087021313X. Bumping to spine. A few marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
New edition. B/w photos. 570 pages. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0851778011. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine and spine edges.
HOKUSAI: PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS AND WOODCUTS
Written by J. Hillier. Illustrated by Katsushika Hokusai.
Stock no. 1822331
Published by Phaidon. 3rd 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Third edition with extended bibliography. Hokusai is one of the few Japanese artists whose appeal is not restricted to those who understand and appreciate the Eastern idiom in painting. This book is one of the most comprehensive and fully illustrated works on Hokusai published in English, the author describes the slow unfolding of the artist's gifts as print designer and book illustrator... Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour illustrations. ISBN: 071481833X. A few small marks to lower edge of front board. Light browning to top edge of boards. Text block lightly browned, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and top edges, rear panel lightly scuffed.
Introduced by James Melville. Pink and purple cloth. Gilt titles to spine and decorations to covers. B/w illustrations. Classic Short Stories series. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little shelf scuffed.