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THE MIRROR OF HAWKS
Written by Ehon Taka Kagami. Illustrated by Kyosai.
Stock no. 1816594
Published by Park Supplies Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1951. Very good condition.
A Book of Japanese Falconry. Originally published approximately in 1840 and consisting entirely of pictures by the Japanese artist Kyosai, there are what might be called 'subtitles' but there is no other script in the book. Not just a book for falconers but for anyone appreciative of art. Facsimile. Black cloth spine, green pictorial cardwraps. Detailed b/w illustrations throughout. Light browning to covers and text block. Contents clean.
WHERE THE BLUE POPPIES BLOOM
Written by Eiko Chiba.
Stock no. 1809411
1st 1990. Very good condition.
Dual text - English and Japanese. Oblong format. White cardwraps. Colour photos throughout. Journeys to Nepal, China and India in search of the Blue Poppy. 85 pages. ISBN: 4808303779. White covers a little grubby. Contents clean.
THE NOBLE HORSE: MAN AND HORSE IN WESTERN ART HISTORY
No author listed.
Stock no. 1604970
Published by Nihon Keizei Shimbun. 1st 1998. Very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. Dual language, English and Japanese. Colour and b/w photos and illustrations. Covers creased at corners and rubbed at edges. Contents near fine.
DRINA'S DANCING YEAR (IN JAPANESE)
Written by Jean Estoril; Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1309951
Published by Kaisei-Sha Co.. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Estoril is a pen-name for Mabel Ester Allan. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. Text in Japanese. ISBN: 8397730020090. SIGNED by the author (with inscription to Susan), also includes an initialed (by M.E.A.) postcard reminding the reader that being Japanese the book starts at the back! Spine slightly bumped. Pale page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.