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COUPERUS, L., Nippon. [reprinted].
Amsterdam/Antwerpen, L.J. Veen, 1992 Small stout 8°., original publ. cloth, title label on spine, dustjacket. 265pp. Table of corrections at very end, table of contents. ["Volledige werken Louis Couperus", 48].
To China via Japan back home, the famous travelogue by Louis Couperis, a foremost nineteenth/twentieth century dutch autor, originally published in installments in a The Hague newspaper. Re-published with text corrections added in the series Complete works by Louis Couperus. Very fine copy, WITH dustjacket.

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- GEMILANG 187: CHINA (Arts, Crafts, History). (2015).
EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 50716

DECORTE, B. (editor), Yoshiwara. (Geisha liedjes). [Translated fr. the orig. japanese]. First edn. (thus).
Brussel-Den Haag, A. Manteau/A.A.M. Stols, 1942 sm. 8°. Orig. wraps. Hftitle(verso blank). 62pp.
A nice collection of Geisha-songs. War-time publication. Good copy. (some fading to wrappers, contents a little bit browned, no signs of brittleness however).

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EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 44928

DEKKER, F., De betrekkingen tussen de Oost-Indische Compagnie en Japan.
's-Gravenhage, 1941 Original wraps., 128pp., fascim. ills. on 7 plates, short bibliography, register of names.
Dutch language War-time publication in which political and economic relations the Dutch East India Company V.O.C. with Japan is described, early diplomatic contacts and relations, settlement in Japan, trade and economy. Scarce. (stain on lower wrp.)

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- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 1719

DELEN, K., W. VAN GULIK & R. STORM (Com;pilers), Van Hirado tot Tokyo, 400 jaar handel met Japan/From Hirado to Tokyo, 400 years of trade with Japan. [Original edition].
Den Haag, De verdieping van Nederland, 2009 Small 8°. Original coloured limp wrappers. Covertitle in dutch, english and japanese (not romanized), with an illustration. 121pp. of dutch and english text. Preface and introduction in dutch, english and japanese Many coloured illustrations in text, coloured chronology on verso of front cover, colophon.
Dutch and english language guide to an exhibition 25 august-13 december 2009 at Royal Dutch Library, The Hague, celebrating four centuries of trade between the dutch and Japan, featuring in chronology the most important events from the very beginning up till to-day, which includes work by famous dutch scholars about Japan, scientitic research, mapping and literature. Very fine copy.

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EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 52929

DERSO & KELEN [Artists/draughtsmen], Pages Glorieuses; Days of Hope and Glory. [Dp;fortd! Join the Diplomatic Corps!. Games, Sport, Medals, Decorations, Golden SwordsAttractions, Disarmament! [First edition/édition originale].
Anemasse (Haute Savoie), L'imprimerie Albert Granchamp, 1932 Small folio, original limp printed wrappers with a thin paper protective "dustjacket", portfolio. Double-spread title-leave, provenance on recte of lower outer part, bi-lingual table of contents, french and english, on a double-spread leave, rectos of front- and lower outer leave. Numerous black/white and handcoloured caricatural illustrations after drawings by Derso and KKelen on 32 plates, of which 4 double-spread (all versos blank); ADDED 4 EXTRA LL. (versos blank) also featuring many caricatural illustrations by both draughtsmen, NOT CALLED-FOR in table of contents. All LL. with captions at tail-margins in french, english and german. Together in its original boards slipcase with original paper text-label at front side.
A collection of caricatures featuring representatives of members of the League of Nations, headquarters at Geneva, Switzerland, or "Volkenbond", founded after the first world war, with as subject-matter diplomatic negotiations with Japanese representatives, after the occupation of Manchuria by Imperial Japan in 1930. Calling for world-wide disarmament and settling differences by negotiation, rather than by war. Limited and numbered edition of 550 copies only, this copy bears nr. 297. Complete set, with extra plates NOT called-for in table of contents. Very good copy. (extremities of slip-case skilfully restored).

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- GEMILANG 187: CHINA (Arts, Crafts, History). (2015).
EUR 275.00

Book nr.: 48528

DICK, Stewart, Les Arts et Métiers de l'Ancien Japon. [First french language edition, translated, reviewed and adapted from the original english, including a new preface, by Raphael Petrucci]>.
Bruxelles-Paris, Vromant, 1914 Small stout 8°. Original wrappers. Covertile in bold black type, large coloured illustration after a woodblock colour print in centre. Hftitle (verso with publ. notice).183pp. Captioned coloured frontispiece, monochrome publ. device on ti.-pl., 35 captioned monochrome plates, illustrating num. specimens of japanese arts and crafts, 16 captioned monochrome plates after drawings featuring japanese garden design and flower arrangement, extensive descriptive list of plates and illustrations, publ. advert. on lower outer cover, table of contents.
FIRST EDITION of this french language survey describing arts and crafts of ancient Japan: pottery and porcelain, woodblock colour printing, architecture, inro, woodcarving, lacquerwares, noh masks, kimono and other textile arts, garden design and flower arrangement...Untrimmed copy. (spine with a modern cloth strip, ex-lib. stamp and large red coloured pencilled signature, two library tickets on front side, f.e.p., french title and margins with some minimal foxing, some occasional marginal markings).

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EUR 40.00

Book nr.: 55573

DIJCK, P. VAN, Haiku. [Eerste druk; First edition].
S.I., Kleinood & Grootzeer, 1999 Naddow small 8°., original red coloured thin wrappers, dustjacket with protective clearview plastic cover. 27pp. Colophon.
Dutch language collection of Haiku. Very fine copy.

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EUR 35.00

Book nr.: 50822

DREXLER, Arthur The Architecture of Japan. The Museum of Modern Art. [First edition].
New York, Museum of Fine Art, 1955 Large 8°. Original cloth, Cover and sitle on spine in bold silvertooled type. 286pp. Numerous captioned monochrome illustrations in text and full-page featuring architecture of traditional and modern japanese buildings, interiors in rather detail, garden design and full-page plans of which 2 of The Kasura Imperial Volla, full-page line drawings featuring basic architectural designs, personalia of N.Y. Museum (rustees and of Department of Art and Design, table of contents. Large monochrome exlibris pased inside front cover.
English language ample illustrated scholarly investigation into the architecture and design of Japan: Cultural background, Structure and design, Japanese Exhibition House. Good to very good copy printed on glossy art paper. (front cover a bit spotted).

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EUR 150.00

Book nr.: 55397

DU CANE, Elisa and Florence, Flowers and Gardens of Japan. [First edition].
London, Adam & charles Black, 1908 Stout medium 8°. Original publ. cloth. Gilded title on front cover and spine with monochrome illustrations, top edge gilded. Hftitle (verso with name list of agents). (ix), 249pp. ti.-p. with a small coloured illustration, captioned coloured frontispiece, 48 fine coloured plates after original watercolours by Ellen Du Cane, all captioned on tissue guards, illustrating japanese flowers and flowering shrubs and trees in a topographical setting, list of illustrations, [2]pp. of publ. advert at rear end, table of contents.
A brief and finely illustrated account of flowers and flowering trees and shrubs of japanese gardens with their topographical settings and variety, landscape gardening and gardens, garden ornaments and fences, nursery gardens dwarf trees and Hachi-Niwa, temple gardens, blossom trees, other variets. A very fine untrimmed copy in orig. publ. cloth. (recte of second fly leaf a bit discoloured).

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EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 52432

DUUREN, D. VAN, Twee Aziatische metaaltechnieken Damasceen en Pamor; M. FORRER, Netsuke: van objets trouvés tot objets recherchés. Published in:"Aziatische Kunst", 25-1 (maart 1995).
Amsterdam, VvAK, 1995 Original limp wrappers, stapled. pp.14-21. With 10 captioned black/white illustrations in text, featuring Keris blades, pamor, motifs, an oversheath and 2 illustrations featuring metallurgic components; pp.2-13. With 21 captioned black/white illustrations featuring types of Netsuke discussed, notes/references at very end. ["Aziatische Kunst", 25-1].
Two dutch language expert contributions of which the first one is a comparative assessment of two metallurgic techniques to sword- and keris blades, damascene and pamor; the second contribution informs on the development of Netsuke, from "objets trouvés" to collectibles. This issue includes some other contributions, bookreviews, communications. Very fine copy.

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EUR 30.00

Book nr.: 50843

EDUCATION IN JAPAN, Outline of Education in Japan.[Tokyo, Ministry of Education, 1966].
Tokyo, Ministry of Education, 1966 sm. 8°. orig.wraps. 18pp. col. graphs & tables in text & full-p. Stapled.

EUR 20.00

Book nr.: 40622

EMBREE, J.F., Suye Mura, A Japanese Village. [Original doctoral dissertation Chicago university].
Chicago, 1939 sm. Stout 8°., orig.wraps. (xxvii), 354pp. ills. on 18 plates, sketch-maps & plans, of which fold., 10 tables in text & some fold., appendices, index.
Doctoral dissertation, in which an integrated social study of a Peasant village in rural Japan is presented. Very good copy.

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EUR 95.00

Book nr.: 8035

ERSKINE, W.H., Japanese Customs. Their Origin and Value. 3rd. edn.
Tokyo, Kyo Bun Kwan, s.d. [circa], 1925 sm.8°. Orig. richly decorated silk-covered boards with a small coloured rectangular illustration on front boards. (iv), 236pp. frontisp., ills. on 10 plates, list of authors and publications consulted, inded of japanese names and terms, publ. imprint in japanese, not transcriped, printed on recte of last blank.
Social customs, the coronation of 1915, the imperial wedding of 1924, emperor worship, shinto cult dance, burial cults, ancestor reverence, idolatry, bushido, &c. A very good copy in orig. publ. cloth.

EUR 95.00

Book nr.: 42053

EUROPEAN JAPANESE STUDIES - Bulletin of the European Association for Japanese Studies. [Original edition].
Vienna, 1974- 1978 STOCKED: Nr. 3 (June 1974) - Nr. 29 (June 1978). Together 23 parts as issued, various sizes, 8° and small 8°. in original wrappers, stapled. ADDED: Report of a Symposiom as held at Arnhem Municipality, February 27th-March 1st, 1978. Small 8°., original wrappers. 33pp. Collection of Papers submitted.
Nice run of this english language Bulletin of japanese studies in Europe. Good condition. (lacks in this run. nrs. 22, 25 and 26).

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 8024

FEENSTRA KUIPER, J., Japan en de Buitenwereld in de Achttiende Eeuw.
's-Gravenhage, 1921 Cloth, gilt spine, (xxii), 330pp., ills. on 5 facsim. plates o.o.t., bibliography, folded tables, 'bijlagen' (:) list of ship's names, tables of expenditure, table of contents. ["NEHA", 3].
Important study on the Dutch-Japanese (economic) relations in the 18th century when VOC trade was declining,. including competition of foreign powers. Uncut copy.

EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 8906

FIJIYA AUTOMOBILE GARAGE LTD. - Time Table of Motor Bus Service. Kodzu Odawara Miyanoshita-Hakone-Numadzu. Revised July 20 1924.
Miyanoshita, The Fujiya Automobile Garage Ltd., 1924 12°. (14.5x8cm./total size 45.5x8cm.), six-folded time-tanle in english language, back and forth or up and down, printed on both sides with table of fares in japanese currency printed on verso of front-side. ADDED: two original bus-tickets in japanese characters (not romanized), each with original red coloured square japanese 'tjaps' (stamps), each sized 13.5x13.5cm., neatly framed under glass, total size of frame 34x19.5cm., WITH an original dutch postcard, with original stamp preserved and dated 6.2. [19]13 directed to Jhr. W.F. Roëll (Jurd.Cand.) - Leyden, with a 5-line ms. message in ink on verso, dated and signed "Wim"(W.F.A. Roëll, Delft).
A nice and interesting piece of memorabilia with information on japanese public transport. Very fine.

EUR 65.00

Book nr.: 47251

FITSKI, M. - CHIAKI FURUHASHI, Old coloujred Japanese Porcelains of the First Class' The Kamiemon Collection at Twickel Castle; Modern Kamiemon Wares - The Dignity of YOHAKU (Blank Space). Published in:"Aziatische Kunst", vol. 40-Nr. 4 (December 2010).
Amsterdam, VvAK, 2010 Original limp wrappers, stapled. Coloured covertitle. 40pp. of english text. 43 captioned coloured illustrations of which 1 full page, 1 full-page portrait, notes and references at end of both essays, conclusions, editorial, dutch language summaries, [8]pp. of coloured advertism. of dutch Asiatic Art dealers at rear end.
2 english language scholarly investigations of antique Kamiemon Wares and decoration of modern Kakiemon. Both assessments devoted to the exhibition KAkiemon: finest porcelain art from Japan, at Leeuwarden City Museum "Princesshof". Very fine copy.

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EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 52910

FLORENZ, Karl (translation), Dichtergrüsse aus dem Osten, Japanische Dichtungen.
Leipzig, Amelangs Verlag, [circa], 105 Small stout 8°. Original coloured and illustrated wrapper, bookblock stitched in japanese style, printed and illustrated on Crêpe-paper [Hosho paper]. [100]pp. og japanese poetry translated into german with many japanese-style coloured plates and illustrations in text, printed and illustrated by Hasegawa Tokyo, on double japanese style leaves, supplementary note on the art of japanese poetry and illustrating at rear end.
A nicely executed specimen of japanese crêpe-paper blockbook. Good copy. (a bit frayed on outer rims of covers).

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EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 53450

FORRER, M. & K. VOS, Griezelen in Japan. De verbeelding verbeeld. [Exhibition catalogue] Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde Leiden, 10 juli-28 september 19[8?].
Leiden, Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, s.d. [circa], 1985 sm.8°. orig. pict.col. stiff wraps. [14]pp. of text. Many text-ills, concise bibliogr.
A nicely illustrated exhib.catalogue State Museum of Anthropology, Leiden, Catalogue listing and describing tog. 99 items exhibited. Japanese horror depicted in art and art-objects. Very fine copy.

EUR 25.00

Book nr.: 40901
     

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