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MULLER, Fr., Catalogue de la Collection Frau Prof. Neisser à Breslau. Porcelaines, Meubles, Sculptures, Tissus, Batiks, Bronzes, Etc. Réunis pendant une Long Voyage aux Indes Néerlandaises. Porcelaines, sculptures, armes des collections Cernuschi, Yo-Kim-Thay.
Amsterdam, Frederik Mulles, 24-27 Novembre, 1908 large 8°. Recent cloth, new endpapers, orig. printed wraps. bound-up. 74pp. Sale-conditions printed on verso of title-p., title-vignette, many ills. on 26 plates with references printed at tails in french, a.o. depict. Keris, woodcarvings from Indonesia, incl. examples of balinese Garuda, batiks, oriental pottery and porcelain, bronzes.
Auction catalogue Frederik Muller, Amsterdam, comprising tog. 706 lots, with excellent bibliogr. descriptions in french. Lots 1-501 from the collection of Mrs. Professor Neisser, who travelled extensively through colonial Indonesia, China, Korea, Japan, Cambodia, India, collecting porcelain & ceramics (Lot 1-233); Furniture and woodcarvings (lot 234-273); sculptures(Lot 274-282); bronzes & copper work, Indian & Indonesian Silks (Lot 323-370); Batiks, with an explanatory note (Lot 371-424). Indian and Indonesian embroideries, woven textiles and clothing; jewellery and silverwork, arms (keris, knives) and ethnographical objects, mainly from indonesia. Lots 502-706 comprise other properties of the same nature. Very good copy. Rare.

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- GEMILANG 160: Exotic Fabrics, Fibres, Dyes, Deying & Sample Albums,(Batik, Ikat, Kasuri, Tapa, design, looms). (2014)
- GEMILANG 183: The Indonesian Keris and other Weapons (2014)
- GEMILANG 172: Asia, Southeastasia and the Far East (Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam). (2015)
- GEMILANG 187: CHINA (Arts, Crafts, History). (2015).
EUR 225.00

Book nr.: 42724

NANYO CO. TOKYO - Album of Centraal (sic!) Java [title on front wrapper]. Orig. edn.
S.I.[Djocja], Nanyo Co. Java, s.d. [circa], 1925 sm.oblong 8°. orig. limp paper wraps, small illus. of Borobudur in left corner of front wrap., lower wrap. coloured batik-pattern, title on front boards. [4]pp. of list of contents, company's information printed on last unnumbered leave (verso blank) incl. japanese character printing. Album containing 72 plates (recto/verso) with captions in dutch at tails. Text and captions printed in red.
Album depict. mainly monumental buildings in various javanese cities. Published by a japanese trading company Nanyo Co., head-office at Tokyo, with subsidiaries in Djocja, Madioen, Magelang, Kediri, Probolinggo and Tjilatjap. A charming and very nice album in good condition. (a six-line Ms. note in ink by previous owner in upper right corner of front wrapper, not disturbing however).

EUR 145.00

Book nr.: 42781

NIJLAND, E., Japan en de Japanneezen.
Nijkerk Callenbach, 1902 Small 8°, gilt lettered blind tooled cloth, 149pp., frontisp. (portr.), 6 plates, folded sketch-map at the end.
An early 20th century dutch language description of Japan and the Japanese. Nice & attractive copy.

EUR 70.00

Book nr.: 8999

NOH THEATRE COSUMES AND MASKS - Suntory Museum of Art Tokyo [Exhibition catalogue of Noh Costumes and Masks].
Tokyo, Sumtory Museum, [circa], 1980 Original limp wrappers, both covers with a coloured illustration. 64pp. japanese introductory text and description to illustrations (NOT transcribed) with over 100 fine mostly coloured illustrations after photographs featuring Noh Thetre Costumes and Masks.
A finely extecuted japanese language catalogue illustrating traditional Noth Theatre Costumes and Masks, present in holdings of the Suntory Museum of Art Tokyo, Japan. Very good copy.

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EUR 55.00

Book nr.: 49488

NOMA, Seiji, The Nine Magazines of Kodansha. The autobiography of a Japanese Publisher. First edn.
London, Methuen, 1914 Cloth, (xi), 290pp. Front.-portr. (of the author), ills. on 20 plain plates (: with some portrs.), 1 double-p. col. plate (showing covers of some Kodansha publications), index.
An interesting autobiography. Copy with Ms. dedication by author, in japanese characters, signed. Very good copy. Scarce.

EUR 145.00

Book nr.: 40697

NOOTEN, J.J.C.W. VAN (introduction/translation), Het Dagboek van Kuniada Hayashinotoshi. [The Diary of Kuniada Hayashinotoshi, a Soldier of the Japanese Imperial Army]. Published in:""Nederland in Oorlogstijd; Orgaan van het Rijksinsutuut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie", Volume 5-Nr. 2, 1950.
Amsterdam, RIOD, 1950 Small 4°., recent clothbacked original wrappers, stapled. 56pp. Black/white illustrations in text after original photographs, facsims. after archivalia (Dutch and Japanese public proclamations). ADDED A copy, A-4 sized, printed recto/verso, bi-lingual text, english/dutch, being a [provisional] Survey of the Indonesian Collection of the State Institute [of War documentation, RIOD), loosely inserted.
Dutch language introduction to and translation of a pocket-diary as kept by the Japanese Imperial Soldier Kuniada Hahashinotoshi kept between Showa 16th-17th (December 4, 1941-9 March 1942), which includes expert comment by translator J.J.C.W. van Nooten. The Diary was found in 1946 and donated to the Dutch State Institute of War Documentation, RIOD. The diary also contained the Imperial Japanese Decrees of 4 January 1882 and 7 July 1938 and official regulations to the Battle-field. This issue also contains a contribution (pp.48-51) to warcrimes committed by Captan Imperial Japanese Army Sone(Sonei) Kenitji (Kenjichi), his trial and execution 7 December 1946, with some illustrations after authentic camp drawings. Very interesting. Good copy. (spine with a modern cloth strip, a bit dog-eared, paper a bit yellowing, NO signs of brittleness however).

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EUR 125.00

Book nr.: 49446

O'CONNOR, T., The menace of Japan. First edn.
London, Hurst & Blackett, 1933 orig. cloth. 204pp. frontisp.(author's portr.), ills. & portrs. on 15 plates, index, sketch-maps with legenda on endpapers.
After a concise history of Japan, author supplies an analysis of Japanese society: sociology, psychology, attitude towards foreigners, military strength, the role of the Emperor, politicall influence of the military clique, and finally the japanese attack on Manchuria, China. An excellent study. Good copy.

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- GEMILANG 187: CHINA (Arts, Crafts, History). (2015).
EUR 85.00

Book nr.: 41260

OGAWA, Thorahiko, EIICHI MATSUMOTO (, photographers), The Reords of the Atomic Bombing in Nagasaki. [First edition],.
Nagasaki, Nagasaki Foundation for the Promotion of Peace, [circa] 1990 Large 8°. Original coloured and illustrated limp glossy wrappers. 64pp. of japanese and english text. souble-page folded captioned monochrome plate illustrating Nagasaki after the nuclear attack, numerous captioned coloured illustrations and plates of which after facsims. of old photographs, table of movements favouring nuclear disarmament, various chronologiesverbatim text of the 1990 Nagasaki Peace Peace Declaration loosely inserted, preface by the Mayor of Nagasaki, namelist of photographers involved, table of contents.
Japanes-english photorecord with text of the Nuclear attack on Nagasaki, 1945, and its aftermath. Very fine copy.

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

Book nr.: 53412

OGAWA KAZUMASA (Photographer, 1860-1929), A model Japanese Villa. First and only edition.
Tokyo, s.n. [Ogawa], [circa], 1899 Oblong Folio, original decorative crêpe paper covered limp boards, large paper title-label on front cover, two original purple silk thread ties stitched to spine. Title-page (verso blank) and 15 hand coloured collotype plates with 19 illustrations after original photographs by Ogawa, captions printed on tissue-guards, colophon in japanese caracters at very end, decorative endpapers preserved.
Album illustrating architecture of in- and exterior of a Model Japanese Villa and surrounding manicured gardens, also depicting some Geisha in handcoloured traditional dress, designed at the end of Meiji Period, photographed and published by Kazumasa Ogawa, a foremost photographer and grapic artist of the period. Very fine copy in its original japanese style binding. Rare.

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- GEMILANG 150: Through Foreign Eyes: 19th century publications about Insular Southeast Asia (2014). 11
EUR 975.00

Book nr.: 49499

OKA, H., How to wrap five Eggs. Translated and adapted (for western readers) after the orig. Japanese edn. by Atsuko Nii and R. Friedrich. First edn. (thus).
Tokyo, Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha - Weatherhill, 1967 Large square 8°, original clothbacked thick white coloured glazed boards, blind-tooled vignette in centre of front boards, dustjacket, in its original thick boards slipcase with publ. title-label. 203pp., numerous beautiful illstrations and plates after photos by Michikazu Sakai, commentaries on the plates by Hideyuki Oka at end (also illustrated), double-spread and tinted endpaper maps, table of contents.
A classical & beautifully illustrated monograph, describing in detail the art of traditional Japanese packaging design. A very good, near MINT copy, WITH original dustjacket and slipcase. Rare.

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- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
EUR 475.00

Book nr.: 48122

OOM BEN [= Bernard Willem Wierink, 1856-1939], Pim's Poppetjes. Een Kijksprookje voor zijn Vriendinnetjes en Vriendjes bedacht en geteekend door Oom Ben. [Tweede druk; Second edition].
Amsterdam, L.J. Veen, [....], 1913 Oblong 8°., original Japanese style bound clothbacked boards with original string through spine. Cover title with coloured lithographed decorative front boards, coloured decorative endpapers. 26pp. in harmonica, 19 fine coloured lithographed plates within a narrow coloured decorative border, 7 pp. of dutch text in lithography, printed within very elaborate illustrated coloured lithographed borders, all after drawings by Bernard Willem Wierink, alias "Oom Ben".
Dutch language tale on behalf of dutch children, set in Japan with as main dramatis personae a boy by the name "Pim". Pim is presented with a japanese box containing small animals (dragons, mice, cranes, etc.), coming to life during the night and celebrating a traditional japanese wedding. Copy entirely lithographed in colour, designed, drawn and narrated by Bernard Willem Wierink, alias "Oom Ben". Good copy. Rare. (original spine very skilfully replaced with original string preserved, lower endpaper in colour photocopy laminated on matching stiff paper, corners a bit shaved and bumped, lower outer cover a bit dust soiled, contents very clean with fresh colouring).

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- GEMILANG 157: VARIA: A Potpourri of Books published between 1700-2015).
EUR 1,450.00

Book nr.: 51469

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