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Shotenchiku Extra Number 35 Excellent Shop Designs Cafe and Retaurant
1 Shotenchiku Extra Number 35 Excellent Shop Designs Cafe and Retaurant
Japan Shotenchiku 1988 4785800968 / 9784785800963 Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 12 x 8 Inches 
Excellent book on architectural design of cafes and restaurants in Japan, 220 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and architectural illustrations plus very informative text in english and Japanese. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Mas Oyama's Karate as Practiced in Japan, Bobby Lowe 5th Dan
2 Bobby Lowe 5th Dan Mas Oyama's Karate as Practiced in Japan
London Souvenir Press 1964 First Edition, First Printing Boards Good Plus Good Plus Hardcover 8 x 5 Inches 
Excellent detailed book on the martial art of Karate. 216 pages in bright clean condition, just some very light browning to endpapers and a couple of light marks. Over 400 B/w photographs demonstrating the techniques, striking , sparring, knife and club defense and much more plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, just some light rubbing to edges and rear of wrapper, small closed tear to top front inch long, A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 39.00 GBP
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Nishikigoi Still Waters, Caddock, Nigel Signed
3 Caddock, Nigel Signed Nishikigoi Still Waters
U.S.A. Nishikigoi International Ltd. 1997 0953066711 / 9780953066711 First Signed Limited Edition Gold Embossed Leather Near Fine No Jacket Hardcover 12 x 8 Inches Signed by Author
Excellent book on Koi fish, DE LUXE edition 310 pages in very bright clean near fine condition, all outer edges of pages gold, many high quality colour photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper as issued, grained leather boards with gold embossed lettering. Limited edition of 500 this is number 451, SIGNED and dated in gold ink by author Nigel Mw Caddock . Book comes in black cloth covered box with embossed gold lettering and colour photogrphs on inside of box. VERY HEAVY BOOK 3.1Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. An extremely nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 155.00 GBP
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Hurricanes Over Singapore: RAF, RNZAF and NEI Fighters in Action Against the Japanese Over the Island and the Netherlands East Indies, 1942, Cull, Brian; Sortehaug, Paul SIGNED
4 Cull, Brian; Sortehaug, Paul SIGNED Hurricanes Over Singapore: RAF, RNZAF and NEI Fighters in Action Against the Japanese Over the Island and the Netherlands East Indies, 1942
London Grub Street 2004 1904010806 / 9781904010807 First Edition Boards Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 9 x 6 Inches Signed by Author and Others
Excellent book on Hurricanes in 1942 and the fighter pilots who flew them, SIGNED by author BRIAN CULL plus 4 fighter pilots Sergeant Pilot Gordon Dunn RCAF 232 Squadron, Sergeant Pilot Ian Newlands RNAZAF 232 Squadron, Sergeant Pilot Ian Fairbairn RAAF 232 Squadron and Sergeant Pilot Tom Young RAAF 232 Squadron. Limited edition of 50 contains 272 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped. A very nice near fine example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 115.00 GBP
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Mudra a Study of Symbolic Gestures in Japanese Buddhist Sculpture, E Dale Saunders
5 E Dale Saunders Mudra a Study of Symbolic Gestures in Japanese Buddhist Sculpture
London Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd 1960 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches 
Very informative book on symbolic gestures in Japanese Buddhist sculpture, 269 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text.HEAVY BOOK 1.4 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean with very light tanning, a little wear and very small tears to edges, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Japanese Combat Weapons World War 2, Edited W H Tantum IV, E J Hoffschmidt
6 Edited W H Tantum IV, E J Hoffschmidt Japanese Combat Weapons World War 2
Connecticut W E Inc 1968 First Edition First Printing Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 11 x 8 Inches 
Very informative book on Japanese combat weapons in second world war. 228 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text and weapon specifications, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean just very light rubbing to edges, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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The Adventures of Her Serene Limpness the Moon Faced Princess, F St J Orlebar
7 F St J Orlebar The Adventures of Her Serene Limpness the Moon Faced Princess
London Richard Bentley and Son 1888 Illustrated Cloth Boards Very Good Hardcover 25 x 18.5 Cms 
Beautiful copy of this illustrated Japanese story of the Moon Faced Princess, text in english, many wonderful line drawings several full page. 132 pages which are very clean and bright except for the last page which is almost totally browned and endpapers which are lightly foxed. Outer covers are extremely bright just a few light marks on edges. Book is protected by semi opaque paper believed to be original as issued but not entirely sure, it has really kept the covers very clean.1888 is only date in the book possible first? A really nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Tanpenshu, Funakoshi Gichin
8 Funakoshi Gichin Tanpenshu
Australia International Ryukyu Karate-Jutsu Research Society 2006 Reprint Illustrated Card Covers Very Good No Jacket Card Covers 8 x 5 Inches 
A series of articles and history of Karate written by Master Funakoshi Gichin and translated from the Japanese by Patrick McCarthy and Yuriko McCarthy. Third printing, contains176 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, card covers are also very bright and clean, near fine, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Kodokan Judo, Hikoichi Aida (8th Dan)
9 Hikoichi Aida (8th Dan) Kodokan Judo
London W Foulsham & Co Ltd Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 22 Cms X15 Cms 
Excellent book on Judo translated from the Japanese text by E J Harrison 4th Dan. 282 pp packed with information on the throws and holds accompanied by line drawings of the throws and holds . Book has a few light marks on front endpaper and signature of previous owner M J Harris, otherwise in very good condition, wrapper is little creased and rubbed along edges and slight discolouration on white background but still an attractive copy. No date price 18/- on wrapper looks around 1960s PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL ON REQUEST. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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Aikido Vol 1 for Beginners a Dialogue of Movement, J A W Wilkinson
10 J A W Wilkinson Aikido Vol 1 for Beginners a Dialogue of Movement
East Molesey Uk J and A Publications 1966 First Edition First Printing Card Covers Very Good No Jacket Card Covers 11 x 8 Inches 
First issue of this book designed for beginners in Tomiki style Aikido. 34 pages with explanation of exercises and techniques accompanied by many step by step B/w photographs of the author assisted by J Elkin another well known practitioner of Aikido. Book is very bright and clean with some light browning to edges of outer covers. Book is spiral bound with plastic spine a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Japan Revealed, John Paris
11 John Paris Japan Revealed
London W Collins Sons and Co Ltd Boards Good Plus Good Hardcover 7 x 5 Inches 
Omnibus edition containing three Japanese novels by John Paris, Kimono, Sayonara and Banzai. 1040 pages in total in clean condition just some light browning to endpapers and a little light foxing to outer edges of pages, rear endpaper has a few light marks, alittle dusty to top outer edges of pages. Yellow boards are bright just a little dustiness to extreme edges, dustwrapper is a little dusty from age and darkened on the spine, few marks, small tears to front corners. Not dated but around 1930s possibly first and only edition cannot be sure. Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Japanese Jingles, Kathleen Lucas
12 Kathleen Lucas Japanese Jingles
London Wells Gardner Darton and Co Ltd Illustrated Boards Cloth Spine Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8 x 6 Inches Kathleen Lucas 
A book of Japanese tales and jingles, written and illustrated by Kathleen Lucas. 48 pages in bright clean condition, many single colour illustrations opposite each verse, all illustrations present, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are worn on edges and a little marked. Not dated but looks late 1800s early 1900s could be first edition but cannot be sure. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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Contemporary Landscapes in the World, Miyagi, Shunsaku
13 Miyagi, Shunsaku Contemporary Landscapes in the World
Japan Process Architecture Books 1990 4893317067 / 9784893317063 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 12 x 9 Inches 
Excellent book on landscape design around the World, 256 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. SIGNED by award winning architect Ivor Cunningham on front endpaper, genuine signature bought from his own collection.HEAVY BOOK 1.7 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Text in English and Japanese,dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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Traditional Aikido Volume 1 Basic Techniques, Morihiro Saito 8th Dan
14 Morihiro Saito 8th Dan Traditional Aikido Volume 1 Basic Techniques
Japan Minato Research and Publishing Company 1973 First Edition Decorated Boards Very Good Good Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches 
Very informative book on the Japanese martial art of Aikido, basic techniques with sword, stick and unarmed TEXT in English and Japanese. Stated first edition with 134 pages in bright clean condition just a couple of occasional light marks, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is worn on edges with some small losses and small tears,couple of small marks, not price clipped $9.95 on top inside front flap. Though not perfect a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Geisha of Pontocho, P D Perkins
15 P D Perkins Geisha of Pontocho
Tokyo Tokyo News Service 1954 First Edition First Printing Decorated Boards Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 10 x 7 Inches Francis Haar 
Excellent book on the Geishas of Pontocho Japan, one of the oldest Geisha districts. 195 pages in very bright clean condition just some light browning to endpapers, Many B/w photographs by Francis Haar, all present, plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is a little worn on edges with some light marks, boards are very attractively decorated, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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A Pictorial History of Aviation in Japan 1910-1960  JAPANESE TEXT, T Nozawa
16 T Nozawa A Pictorial History of Aviation in Japan 1910-1960 JAPANESE TEXT
Kyodo Japan Shuppan Gold Embossed Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 22 X 15 Cms 
Excellent book on the history of Japanese aircraft, 154 pages mostly photographs, several to a page, 374 photographs in all, of aircraft throughout the years. There are a few pages of text and short desceiptive text for each photograph. TEXT IN JAPANESE no English translation. small piece missing from corner of one page of text, this is small and does not touch the wording. Book and wrapper are clean and bright, wrapper little rubbed on edges and one tiny closed tear.Copyright1960 can see no other date possible first edition? A nice copy of an interesting aviation book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Karate Wado Ryu 1 8th Kyu, Tatsuo Suzuki
17 Tatsuo Suzuki Karate Wado Ryu 1 8th Kyu
UK Tatsuo Suzuki First Edition First Printing Illustrated Card Covers Good Plus No Jacket Card Covers 8 x 6 Inches Reginald Jackson 
Very informative book on Karate 1st book in a series of 9, not dated but late 1960s. Contains 40 pages in overall clean condition with very slight browning to extreme edges of pages,.Many B/w photographs by Reginald Jackson and b/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated card covers are a little rubbed on edges some small marks to front cover and 15s in marker pen on bottom right, a few small marks to rear and some text, on rear cover has a marker pen across it but still readable, a silver strip on rear.Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 32.95 GBP
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Karate Wado Ryu 2  7th Kyu, Tatsuo Suzuki
18 Tatsuo Suzuki Karate Wado Ryu 2 7th Kyu
UK Tony Buzan First Edition First Printing Illustrated Card Covers Good Plus No Jacket Card Covers 8 x 6 Inches Reginald Jackson 
Very informative book on Karate 2nd book in a series of 9, not dated but late 1960s. Contains 44 pages in overall clean condition with very slight browning to extreme edges of pages,.Many B/w photographs by Reginald Jackson and b/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated card covers are a little rubbed on edges some small marks to front cover and a few small marks to rear, has a silver strip on rear.Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 32.95 GBP
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Karate Wado Ryu 3 6th Kyu, Tatsuo Suzuki
19 Tatsuo Suzuki Karate Wado Ryu 3 6th Kyu
London First Edition First Printing Illustrated Card Covers Good Plus No Jacket Card Covers 8 x 6 Inches Reginald Jackson 
Very informative book on Karate 3rd book in a series of 9, not dated but late 1960s. Contains 72 pages in overall clean condition with some occasional small foxing spots and very slight browning to extreme edges of pages, book is complete but centre double page is loose from the staples.Many B/w photographs by Reginald Jackson and b/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated card covers are a little rubbed on edges small crease to front cover and a few small marks to rear, silver strip on rear.Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 39.95 GBP
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A Creation of Toshu Fukami, Toshu Fukami
20 Toshu Fukami A Creation of Toshu Fukami
Japan Kyuryudo Art Publishing Co Ltd 2003 4763003119 / 9784763003119 First Edition Boards Very Good Very Good Hardcover 11 x 11 Inches Toshu Fukami 
Excellent book on the paintings and art of Toshu Fukami, 105 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour photographs and illustrations plus very informative text in English and Japanese.Dedicated to Dame Angela Rumbold, member of Margaret Thatcher's cabinet and signed by what looks like H Hamda . I do not know who this is is but book came from Dame Angela Rumbold's collection. HEAVY BOOK 1.4 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, little rubbed on edges and a small closed tear to top rear corner 1 inch long, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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