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Heart, Mountains, and Human Ways: Japanese Landscape and Figure Painting: A Loan Exhibition from the University of Michigan Museum of Art, Adams, Celeste (Text by), and Berry, Paul (Catalogue by); French, Calvin (Prologue by)
1 Adams, Celeste (Text by), and Berry, Paul (Catalogue by); French, Calvin (Prologue by)
Heart, Mountains, and Human Ways: Japanese Landscape and Figure Painting: A Loan Exhibition from the University of Michigan Museum of Art
Houston, TX Museum of Fine Arts 1983 0890900213 / 9780890900215 1st Paperback Fine Exhibition Catalogue 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
91 pp., illus. (some col.), biblio., index; 28 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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Second Impressions: Modern Prints and Printmakers Reconsidered, Adams, Clinton (Edited by)
2 Adams, Clinton (Edited by)
Second Impressions: Modern Prints and Printmakers Reconsidered
Albuquerque, NM University of New Mexico Press 1996 0826316727 / 9780826316721 Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
viii, 112 pp., illus., bib. notes; 26 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. CONTENTS: New Light on Signac's Color Lithographs--Again!, by Pat Gilmour; Paul Blanc's Beggars: Mendicity as Metaphor, by Gabriel P. Weisberg; Forums of the Absurd: Three Avant-Garde Lithographic Publications at the Turn of the Last Century, by Phillip Dennis Cate; Frank Morley Fletcher and the Japanese Color Print, by Nancy E. Green; Case of the Absent Printer: Childe Hassam's Lithographs, by Clinton Adams; Wanda Gag's Free Spirit: A Reconsideration of the Prints, by Richard Cox and Julie L'Enfant; Painter, Mannikin, and Mirror : A Further Investigation of the Prints of Arshile Gorky, by Robert P. Conway; Lithography Unit of the Federal Art Project in Northern California, by James Wechsler; Prints of Will Barnet: An Addendum, by David Acton; Two Lithographs by John Steuart Curry, by Sylvan Cole; Theodore H. Cuno (1877-1967), by Clinton Adams; Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studio, by Trudy V. Hansen. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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The Art of Zen: Paintings and Calligraphy by Japanese Monks, 1600-1925, Addiss, Stephen
3 Addiss, Stephen
The Art of Zen: Paintings and Calligraphy by Japanese Monks, 1600-1925
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers 1989 0810918862 / 9780810918863 1st Hardcover Very Good Fine Collectible 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Cloth, 223 pp., illus. (some col.), biblio., index; 31 cm. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. 
Price: 69.95 USD
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Japanese Painting, Akiyama, Terukazu
4 Akiyama, Terukazu
Japanese Painting
New York Skira; Rizzoli 1977 0847801322 / 9780847801329 Paperback Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
216 pp., col. illus., biblio., index; 28 cm. First published, 1961. Translated from the French. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Sticker/inside front cover & previous owner's blind stamp/half-title page, otherwise unmarked. Age toning. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. CONTENTS: Pre-Buddhist painting; Introduction of Buddhist painting and the assimilation of the T'ang style from China (7th and 8th centuries); Buddhist painting of Japanese inspiration (9th to 13th century); Formation of the national style in secular art (9th to 12th century); Great age of scroll painting (12th to 14th century); Renewed influence of Chinese art and the development of monochrome painting (13th to 16th century); Golden age of mural painting (16th and 17th centuries); Decorative painting of the Sotatsu-Korin school (17th to 19th century); Genre painting and the masters of the Japanese print (17th to 19th century); Trends of modern painting (17th to 19th century). 
Price: 17.95 USD
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The Japanese Film: Art and Industry, Anderson, Joseph L., and Richie, Donald; Kurosawa, Akira (Foreword by)
5 Anderson, Joseph L., and Richie, Donald; Kurosawa, Akira (Foreword by)
The Japanese Film: Art and Industry
New York Grove Press; Evergreen 1960 1st Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
456 pp., illus., index; 21 cm. E-263. Firm binding, creased & faded spine. Clean inside copy. Browning. First edition thus. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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Hiroshige: Birds and Flowers, Ando, Hiroshige; Bogel, Cynthea J. (Introduction by)
6 Ando, Hiroshige; Bogel, Cynthea J. (Introduction by)
Hiroshige: Birds and Flowers
New York and Providence, RI George Braziller; Rhode Island School of Design 1988 0807611999 / 9780807611999 1st Hardcover Fine Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Cloth, 192 pp., illus. (some col.); 37 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Stated "First Edition." Dust jacket, with light edgewear, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. With commentaries on the plates by Israel Goldman; poetry translated from the Japanese by Alfred H. Marks. A lavish publication on the Japanese printmaker Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) and his sensitive depictions of birds and flowers. Reproduced from the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Collection of Japanese Prints in the Museum of Art, at the Rhode Island School of Design. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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Hiroshige: One Hundred Views of Edo Woodblock Prints, Ando, Hiroshige; Uspensky, Michail (Text by)
7 Ando, Hiroshige; Uspensky, Michail (Text by)
Hiroshige: One Hundred Views of Edo Woodblock Prints
London Sirocco 2003 1904310168 / 9781904310167 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Pictorial boards, 255 pp., col. illus.; 32 cm. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. Dust jacket, lightly soiled/back cover, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. Richly illustrated with colour plates. 
Price: 34.95 USD
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Japan: A Traveler's Literary Companion, Angles, Jeffrey, and Rimer, J. Thomas (Edited by); Richie, Donald (Foreword by)
8 Angles, Jeffrey, and Rimer, J. Thomas (Edited by); Richie, Donald (Foreword by)
Japan: A Traveler's Literary Companion
Berkeley, CA Whereabouts Press 2006 1883513162 / 9781883513160 1st Paperback Very Good Collectible 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
xxii, 232 pp., map; 19 cm. Traveler's literary companion, 13. Introductory material in English; stories translated from the Japanese. Near fine. Tight, clean copy. Light edgewear to wraps, age toning. A near-fine copy of the first printing. CONTENTS: Jacob's Tokyo ladder, by Hino Keizo; The obtose young man, by Maruya Saiichi; Under the shadow of Mt. Bandai, by Inoue Yasushi; The city of trees, by Oda Sakunosuke; The swallows' nest, by Miyamoto Teru; The garden that spirited my dog away, by Tada Chimako; The destiny of shoes, by Atoda Takashi; The immortal, by Nakagami Kenji; One night with mother, by Mizukami Tsutomu; Yumiura, by Kawabata Yaunari; The snow of memory, by Takahashi Mutsuo; Bones, by Shima Tsuyoshi. 
Price: 9.94 USD
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Fleurs du Japon: 110 Illustrations, Anonymous
9 Anonymous
Fleurs du Japon: 110 Illustrations
Paris L'Or du Temps 1969 Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
117 pp., illus.; 24 cm. Text in French/Texte en français. BON ETAT. Usé. Firm binding, creased spine. Clean inside copy. Browning. Shunga; Japanese erotica. 
Price: 17.95 USD
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Anzai: Homage to Isamu Noguchi, Anzai, Shigeo; Sakai, Tadayasu (Introduction by)
10 Anzai, Shigeo; Sakai, Tadayasu (Introduction by)
Anzai: Homage to Isamu Noguchi
Tokyo Galerie Tokoro 1992 1st Paperback Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
[48] pp., chiefly illus., biblio.; 29 cm. Text in English and Japanese. Catalogue of an exhibition held 9 March to 11 April, 1992, Firm binding, clean inside copy. Light shelfwear to wraps, age toning. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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The Mechanism of Meaning: Work in Progress (1963-1971, 1978) Based on the Method of Arakawa, Arakawa, Shusaku, and Gins, Madeline
11 Arakawa, Shusaku, and Gins, Madeline
The Mechanism of Meaning: Work in Progress (1963-1971, 1978) Based on the Method of Arakawa
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers 1979 0810906678 / 9780810906679 1st Hardcover Very Good Fine Collectible Oblong 
Cloth, 97 pp., illus.; 26 x 27 cm. Earlier ed. (c. 1971) published in German under title: Mechanismus der Bedeutung (Werk im Entstehen: 1963-1971). Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. First U.S. Edition. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. 
Price: 34.95 USD
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Kyoto: By Camera and Pen, Asahi Press
12 Asahi Press
Kyoto: By Camera and Pen
Kyoto, Japan Tanko-shinsha Co. 1963 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Cloth, 210 pp., illus.; 22 cm. Ribbon book mark. Erratum slip mounted on flyleaf. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. Dust jacket, with light edgewear, protected in a mylar book cover. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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In a Japanese Garden, Aserappa, Charmaine
13 Aserappa, Charmaine
In a Japanese Garden
San Francisco and Tulsa Council Oaks 1999 1571780866 / 9781571780867 Hardcover Fine Fine 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Naomura, Akiko 
Cloth, gilt, 48 pp., illus.; 14 cm. Tight, clean copy. Fine DJ. Illustrated with woodcuts by Akiko Naomura. "Lovers of Japanese meditation gardens, tea ceremonies, exquisite rice papers and finely bound collections of haiku will be charmed by the handmade look and feel of this beautiful volume. Each exquisite verse and original woodcut expresses a thought- based on elements of the garden-for making life more beautiful." - Publisher. 
Price: 7.94 USD
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Japanese Lacquer from Southern California Collections, Atchley, Virginia G. (Introduction by)
14 Atchley, Virginia G. (Introduction by)
Japanese Lacquer from Southern California Collections
Pasadena, CA Pacific Asia Museum 1991 1877921068 / 9781877921063 1st Paperback Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
vii, 34 pp., illus., biblio.; 28 cm. Photographs by Raymond Atchley and William Hawkes. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Light edgewear to wraps. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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Kiyoshi Awazu: Artist and Designer, Awazu, Kiyoshi; Nakazawa, Shinichi (Essay by)
15 Awazu, Kiyoshi; Nakazawa, Shinichi (Essay by)
Kiyoshi Awazu: Artist and Designer
Los Angeles Doizaki Gallery 1992 1st Paperback Very Good Exhibition Catalogue Oblong 
[52] pp., chiefly illus. (some col., 1 folded); 24 x 26 cm. Catalogue of an exhibition held October 26 to November 22, 1992. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Front cover lightly soiled, age toning. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. 
Price: 44.95 USD
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Playthings and Pastimes in Japanese Prints, Baten, Lea
16 Baten, Lea
Playthings and Pastimes in Japanese Prints
Tokyo and New York Shufunotomo; Weatherhill 1995 0834803445 / 9780834803442 1st Hardcover Fine Fine Collectible 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Cloth, 160 pp., col. illus., biblio., index; 27 cm. Tight, clean copy. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. "This unique book looks to Japanese woodblock prints for a record of the toys and games of old Japan. A visual feast, it presents over 170 color illustrations of playthings, games, and pastimes, depicted both in photographs and in prints by such masters as Hokusai, Utamaro, and Kunisada. All printmakers are identified, and all toys and games are explained in informative short essays that shed light not only on the objects and activities but also on Japanese popular culture, history, and religion. With its wealth of visual and textual information, this is a delightful book to browse through as well as an important resource for collectors and students of Japanese art & life." - Publisher. 
Price: 34.95 USD
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Kyoto, Bayrd, Edwin
17 Bayrd, Edwin
Kyoto
New York Newsweek; Wonders of Man Ser. 1974 088225085X / 9780882250854 Hardcover Very Good Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Cloth, 172 pp., illus. (some col.), maps, biblio., index; 30 cm. Near fine. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Age toning. Dust jacket protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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The World of Buddhism, Bechert, Heinz, and Gombrich, Richard (Joint Editors)
18 Bechert, Heinz, and Gombrich, Richard (Joint Editors)
The World of Buddhism
London and New York Thames and Hudson 1991 0500276285 / 9780500276280 Paperback Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
308 pp., illus. (some col.), biblio., index; 30 cm. Firm binding, clean inside copy. OVERSIZE! No priority/air, except by special arrangement. With 297 illustrations, 82 in colour. 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Origami: 80 Best-Ever Projects, Beech, Rick
19 Beech, Rick
Origami: 80 Best-Ever Projects
London Hermes House 2009 184309875X / 9781843098751 Paperback Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
256 pp., illus. (chiefly col.), biblio.; 22 cm. First published, 2001. Tight, clean copy. "A comprehensive and fascinating collection of origami techniques, examples and projects to stimulate, entertain and delight. Includes detailed advice on choosing appropriate paper, paperfolding techniques and base folds, and advanced techniques including wet folding. A unique gallery section features the work of some of the most highly regarded contemporary origamists." - Publisher. 
Price: 11.95 USD
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Bonsai, Saikei and Bonkei: Japanese Dwarf Trees and Tray Landscapes, Behme, Robert Lee
20 Behme, Robert Lee
Bonsai, Saikei and Bonkei: Japanese Dwarf Trees and Tray Landscapes
New York William Morrow & Company, Inc. 1969 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Cloth, gilt, 255 pp., illus. (part col.), index; 29 cm. Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Edition. Topstained yellow. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Text block lightly bumped/lower right on a couple of leaves at the back. Age toning. Dust jacket, with light shelfwear, protected in a mylar book cover. OVERSIZE! No priority/international, except by special arrangement. 
Price: 9.95 USD
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