GEMILANG 182: Japan and the Japanese (201).

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A.M., The Story of the Willow Patterned Plate. [Fifth printing].
London, Adam & Charles Black, 1975 Small 8°. Original white coloured boards. Covertitle in bold blue type with a blue coloured willow patterned plate at top, repeated on lower outer cover and on ti.-p. 39pp. Some blue coloured illustrations in text featuring details of willow-patterns, blue coloured willow patterned plates on endpapers. WITH a small original english language illustrated booksurvey looseli inserted.
Small sized english language expert essay about chinese blue willow patterned plates, inroduced into england approx. 1880, incl. i.a. notes about its craft and and meaning. Very fine copy.

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- GEMILANG 187: CHINA (Arts, Crafts, History). (2015).
EUR 15.00

Book nr.: 55403

ADLER-REVON (P.), Japanische Literatur. Geschichte und Auswahl von den Anfangen bis zur neuesten Zeit.
Frankfurt Am Main, s.d.[circa] 1925 Small stout 8°, pict. boards, in Japanese choechoese style, 430pp., index of Japanese authors.
Excellent review of Japanese literature through the ages. Design of binding, in Japanese style, by W(alter) Tiemann. Good copy.

EUR 30.00

Book nr.: 8001

ANDO HIROSHIGE - DIETRICHT sECKEL (Introduction), Ando Hiroshige, Tokaido-Landschaften. [1. Auflage; First edition].
Baden-Baden, Woldemar Klein, 1958 Small folio. Original marbled boards. Bold gilded covertile. Dustjacket. 27pp. of introd. text, incl. description to plates. 16 coloured reproductions after the original woodblock colour prints by Ando Hiroshige, with german language captions, featuring a choice collection of the famous Tokaido Stations, captioned monochrome japanese track-map at tail of final page.
German language scholarly inquiry into he famous Tokaido prints by Ando Hiroshige, including a choice collection of reproductions in colour of stations. Good copy, WIH DUSTJACKET.

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EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 55255

ANGEL, J.C. - HAN BING SIONG (et.a./contributors), De Samurai. Japanse krijgslieden, hun zwaarden en zwaardsieraden. [eerste druk/first edition].
S.I., Nederlandse Token Vereniging, 1983 Small 4°., original printed limp wrappers, large coloured illustration after a woodblock print on front side. 103pp. Many black/white illustrations in text and on plates, illustrating japanese samurai sword-blades, grips, tsuba and intro, diagrams and line-drawings in text by W.G.F. Bekink, japanese calendar, full-page sketch-map of Japan, glossaries japanese-dutch to the contribution 'Nippon-to" and to sword-jewellery and tsuba, biographical notes to foremost japanese sword-smith families, annotated bibliography, list of literature consulted, id. numbers where appropriate referring to holdings of Dutch State Anthropological Museum, Leiden, table of contents.
A collection of dutch language expert contributions to the Samurai, Swords, Sword-jewellery, Tsuba and japanese armour, by J.C. Angel, W.G.F. Bekkink, H.P. Blom, Han Bing SiongR. Noordberg and L.M. van der Velde, featuring The Samurai, Japanese armour, Nippon-to, Japanese swords in the collection of the State Anthropological Museum, Leiden (with reference numbers), Certificates, Japanese Sword-jewellery, Tsuba. Preceded by an introduction a concise history of Japan and a note on the Dutch Token association. Very fine copy.

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 48564

ASIAN ART MONTHLY MAGAZINE ORIENTATIONS ORIENTATIONS. The Monthly Magazine for collectors and connaisseurs of Oriental Art. [Original as published).
Hong Kong, Orientations Magazine, 1973- 1992 Large 8°, origiginal coloured illustrated limp glossy wrappers. Each part approx. 80pp. of expert contributions about all forms of antique Asian Arts and Crafts, each part with numerous captioned coloured illustrations featuring rare objects, announcements of upcoming art sales, coloured and illustrated trade advertism, editorials. Tog. in 172 parts as issued (excl. 4 duplicates) and for the greater part in their original boards slip-cases, each spine gilded text. STOCKED:
Vol. 4(`973): nos. 4 & 12; vol. 5(1974): no. 8; vol. 6(1975): no. 8; vol.7(1976): nos.1, 6-7, 9-11; vol. 8(1977): nos. 1-6/9-12; vol. 9(1978): nos. 2, 5, 8-9, 11-12; vol. 10(1979): nos. 1-2/4, 8-9 & 12; vol. 11(1980): complete; vol. 12(1981): nos. 1-10 & 12; vol. 13-14(1982-1983): complete; vol. 16-22(1985-1991): complete; vol. 23(1992): nos. 1-2/4, 5-6; Vol. 30-8 (October 1999); Vol. 31-6 (June 2000); Vol. 34-9 (November 2003, includes an illustrated contribution with as topic: Judge Dee and the vanishing Ming erotic colourprints.
English language monthly Asian Art Magazine with many expert contributions and comments to illustrations, which still is a goldmine of information on behalf of dealers and private collectors of all forms of Asian antique arts and craft objects from bygone days (China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, Burma...). A very nice run in very good condition. Scarce.

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- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
- GEMILANG 187: CHINA (Arts, Crafts, History). (2015).
EUR 5,500.00

Book nr.: 55018

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BALLOT, M.-J., Les Laques d'Extrême-OrientChine et Japon. [Ire Edition; First edition].
Paris et Bruxelles, Van Oest, 1927 8°. Original limp wrappers, covertitle in bold black type, tinted publ. device in centre, printed between two coloured decorative borders at tail margins, Hftitle (verso with publ. list). . 38, [1]pp. Many captioned monochrome illustrations on XXXIIpp. at rear end, featuring chinese and japanese lacquer ware, extensive explanatory footnotes and references, explanatory glossary of technical terms chinese (romanized) and Japanese (romanized)french, bibliography, rather detailed list of illustrations (additional expert text to captions), table of contents. ["Architecture et Arts Décoratifs", Collection publiée sous la direction de M. Louis Hauteccoeur].
French language scholarly investigation into art, craft and manufacture of chinese and japanese laquerware: boxes, small table, inro, screens, etc. Copy printed on heavy paper, untrimmed and for the greater part unopened. One of the famous Van Oest Art publications. (spine with a modern cloth strip, recte/verso somewhat foxed and library entries, ow a good and clean copy).

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- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
- GEMILANG 187: CHINA (Arts, Crafts, History). (2015).
EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 55574

BARKER, A.J., Jamasjita. [First dutch edition, translated from the origiginal english "Yamashita", by S.D. Nemo.
Antwerpen-Amsterdam, Standaard Uitgeverij, 1976 Small 8°. Original stiff thin wrappers with covertitle and illustration. 159pp. Numerous captioned monochrome illustrations, incl. portraits, after authentic photographs, some facsims. after archivalia, some terrain maps in text, table of contents. ["Kopstukken uit de Tweede Wereldoorlog"].
Dutch language illustrated biographical picture of Tomoyuki Yamashita, 1885-1946, General of the Imperial Japanese Army, accused and tried for war crimes, executed February 23, 1946. A general cought in an obsolete military structure. Paperback edn. (as orig. publ.). Very good copy.

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EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 53254

BARR, P., The coming of the Barbarians. A story of Western settlement in Japan 1853-1870. [Reprinted].
London, Readers Union, 1968 sm.8°. cloth. 236pp. frontisp.(sketch-map), ills. & portrs. on 4 plates, bibliogr. index.

EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 9326

BELSHAW, H. (Research Secretary, Preface, Security in the Pacific. A Preliminary report of the Ninth Conference of the Instiute of Pacific Relations, Hot Springs, Virginia January 6-171945. [First edition].
New York, International Secretariat Institute of Pacific Relations, 1945 8°. Original bi-coloured wrappers, covertile in bold white type. (xii), 169pp. Appendices, index, table of contents, publ. list on lower outer cover.
English language compilation of scholarly discussion papers submitted to this preliminary conference about "the Mastery of the Pacific, or better its future after Japan's surrender"0< e.g. The future of Japan, Economic recovery and progress in Pacific Countries (discussion), Collective Security (Saements), Concluding statements. Good copy. (small ticket on front cover).

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 55450

BISIGNANI, J.D., Japan Handbook. First edition.
Chico, CA, Moon Publications, 1983 Small stout 8°., original limp wrappers, covertitle with a coloured illustration. 505pp. Captioned coloured illustrations on 4 plates, many monochrome illustrations in text, sketch-maps of prefectures and city plans with keys in text and full page, japanese language appendix, incl. words and expressions english-japanese and japanese-english in latin script, further reading booklist, explanatory glossary of terms used, index, table of contents.
Ample detailed comprehensive guide on behalf of the budget minded traveller. Very good copy.

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EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 51571

BLUSSE, J.(et.al.), In het spoor van de 'Liefde"; Japans-Nederlandse ontmoetingen sinds 1600. [Eerste druk; First edition].
Amsterdam, De Bataafsche Leeuw, 1986 Large 8°., original coloured and illustrated glossy boards (plastified). 206pp. Many captioned monochrome illustrations in text, of which coloured and full page, some facsims. after VOC archivalia, catalogue listing over 400 pieces exhibited with expert annotations, concise list of sources consulted, name list of Committee of honour, table of contents.
"In the Wake of "De Liefde". Cultural relations between The Netherlands and Japan since 1600. Published alongside an Exhibition at the Rotterdam Museum of Ethnology 6th September 1986-5th January 1987. FIRS and originalT Dutch language edition. Very good copy. (ex-library number at foot of spine).

EUR 45.00

Book nr.: 51122

BOXER, C.R., Jan Compagnie in Japan, 1600-1817. An essay on the cultural, artistic and scientific influence exercised by the Hollanders in Japan from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries. First edn.
The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, 1936 Orig. cloth. Title in red and black and a rectangular gilt tooled vignette on front boards, spine lettered with V.O.C.-logo. Hftitle (verso with list of author's other publications), title with a large vignette, publ. imprint on verso. (xvi), 190pp. Col. frontisp. (facsim. of the original in the author's collection, being a Nagasaki wood-cut of the Dutch East India ship Schellach, c. 1782), 3 other col. plates, being facsims. after orig. woodcuts from the collection J.C. Pabst, 13 other plain plates, of which facsims. after woodcuts from author's and other collections, extensive footnotes, appendices I-VI (incl. a list of the Tokugawa Shoguns, 1603-1868 and a list of the Nengo or Year-Periods, 1596-1868), glossary of japanese words, abridged bibliogr., index.
A still unsurpassed 'essay'. Very rare orig. edn. (tiny mark at tail of spine, ow. a good to very good copy).

EUR 425.00

Book nr.: 42038

BOXER, C.R., Jan Compagnie in Oorlog en Vrede. Beknopte geschiedenis van de VOC. [translated from the original english language Ms. by A. Alberts] [Eerste nederlandstalige druk/first dutch language edition].
Bussum, De Boer Maritiem/Unieboek, 1977 Original cloth, title in gilt on spine, dustjacket. 117pp. Frontispiece, 2 fine coloured plates, many black/white illustrations, incl. portraits, maps and charts, in text after original engravings and archivalia, list of further reading, acknowledgements, register.
A coccise but well-documented history of the dutch East India Company, V.O.C. in war and peace, 1602-1799. Very good copy.

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EUR 75.00

Book nr.: 48885

C.O., Over Japanse Volkskunst. [a 'catalogue'].
Leiden, Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, 1967 Orig. pictorial coloured wrappers, stapled. [10]pp. of introduction and exentsive description to pieces exhibited. [18]pp. with num. col. ills. with captions in dutch, incl. centre-fold plate being a Panorama of Nagasaki harbour with dutch and chinese ships (technique: colour on paper, end 18th century), full-page coloured illustration inside lower outer wrapper.
A brochure/'catalogue' with as topic japanese folk-art, preceded by a 2 page essay on the japanese essayist and art-historian Yanagi Sûtsu (1889-1961), the discoverer of the then almost extinct japanese folk-art, which is followed by a [4]pp. essay by "C.O.", on various forms of folk-art as (:) textiles (kasuri, katagami, turoshiki, kogin- and sashiko embroideries), ceramics, wood- and lacquer work, folkpaintings and toys. Very fine copy.

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EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 44934

CAIGER, G., Dolls on Display. Japan in Miniature. Being an illustrated commentary on the Girls'festival and the Boys' Festival. Orig. edn.
Tokyo, The Hokuseido Press, s.d. [circa], 1930 Orig. striped dark-blue silk-covered boards, spine-ends covered with green ornamented silken pieces, rectangular title-lable printed in red on front boards, japanese style-binding. Hftitle (verso blank), title with a vignette at lower end. (xi), 141pp. coloured frontispiece with orig. tissue-guard, 3 other fine coloured plates, of which 2 extending, after original woodcuts, 1 plain plate, num. plain text-ills, incl. head-pieces, japanese art-style col. endpapers, appendix, japanese title-label tipped-in on last blank, in japanese characters, not transcribed.
The frontispiece illustrates the costume "Furisode Ningyo", other ills. and plates depict. both civil and militrary ceremonial miniature dresses in use with girls' festivals, or "Hina Matsuri", and for boys, or "Tango-no-Sekku". A well-groomed and very nice publication in good to very good condition. (some light wear to corners only).

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EUR 425.00

Book nr.: 41477

CLEVELAND, Anne (Mrs.A.R. White), It's better with Your Shoes off. [First edition, First Printing].
Rutland-Tokyo, Charles E. Tuttle, 1955 Small oblong 8°, original clothbacked illustrated boards. 96pp. of text to author's numerous monochrome cartoons, illustrated ti.-p. and endpapers, publ. postscript with some info. on the author/cartoonist.
Experiences of a US couple and their son during a semi-permanent stay in Japan, struggling with formal and traditional japanese etiquette, manners and modes. A collection of top-drawer cartoons with revealing commentaries on what it's really like to live in Japan of those days. Very good copy of the FIRST edition, FIRST printing January 1955. Scarce. .

EUR 95.00

Book nr.: 51565

COLCUTT, Martin, MARIUS JANSEN & ISAO KUNNAKURA, Atlas van Japan. [First dutch language edition translated from the original english "Cultural Atloas of Japan" 1988 by Peter Booij, et.al.].
Amsterdam, Agon, [....], 1988 Large 4°. Original cloth, dustjacket. 240pp. Coloured illustrations on ti.-p., featuring traditional male and female japanese clothing, 240pp. Numerous coloured illustratikons in text and full-page, including 50 coloured maps and plans in text with legenda, double-page partly illustrated chronology, bibliography, chronology of Rulers of Japan, detailed explanation of terms used, incl. notes about the pronounciation of the japanese language, map-register, general register, illustrated monochrome endpapers, table of conents.
Ample illustrated and detailed dutch language cultural-historic Atlas of Japan through the ages origin, historic period, modern Japan, special topics. Very fine copy, WITH DUSTJACKET.

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EUR 60.00

Book nr.: 54852
     

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