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1 Shizuoka City Serizawa Keisuke Art Museum Byobu (folding screens)
Shizuoka City, Japan Shizuoka City Serizawa Keisuke Art Museum 1988 Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall, 36 Pages Keisuke Serizawa 
Catalog with photos of 24 folding screens from the museum. Text in Japanese. 
Price: 37.95 USD
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2 Saga, Funichi Confessions of a Yakuza: A Life in Japan's Underworld
New York, N. Y. Kodansha International 1995 4770019483 / 9784770019486 Trade Paperback W/ Dust Jacket Good  Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall, 253 Pages 
Cover creases and edge wear.  
Price: 5.65 USD
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3 Fisheries Agency of Japan (editor) Illustration of Japanese Fishing Boat and Fishing Gear
Tokyo, Japan Japan Association for Agriculture & Forestry/Norinkyokai 1965 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall, 185 Pages 
Small edge tear starting at bottom spine corner. Several light edge bumps and edge wear with some board exposure. Small nick in the spine gutter on the front cover, very light soil on the back cover. Detailed black and white illustrations of Japanese gear and techniques. Book has a very slight and barely noticeable bow. 
Price: 93.10 USD
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4 Ishinomori, Shotaro Japan Inc.: An Introduction to Japanese Economics
Berkeley, CA Univ of California Pr 1988 0520062892 / 9780520062894 Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall, 313 Pages 
Slight bend from storage. As much as we loved telling Japan what to do, perhaps there's some wisdom in this for today's economy. Economics told in graphic novel style. 
Price: 5.23 USD
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5 Yanagihara, Wendy Lonely Planet Tokyo Encounter
Oakland, California, U.S.A. Lonely Planet 2007 1740595580 / 9781740595582 Trade Paperback Good 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall, 216 Pages 
Pull out map is missing, otherwise very good+. 
Price: 4.70 USD
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6 Matsuhisa, Nobuyuki Nobu: The Cookbook
Tokyo, Japan Kodansha 2001 4770025335 / 9784770025333 3rd Printing Hard Cover Good + No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall, 200 Pages 
One corner of the textblock has a very light damp stain, or moisture damage on the last fifty pages. Otherwise very good. 
Price: 13.25 USD
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7 Varley, H. Paul; Morris, Ivan & Nobuko Samurai [Pageant of History Series]
New York, N. Y. Dell/Laurel 1972 Mass Market Paperback Fair 135 Pages 
A good basic history. Pages browning, a few pencil highlights. 
Price: 2.80 USD
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8 Kawai, Tatsuo The Goal of Japanes Expansion
Tokyo, Japan The Hokuseido Press 1938 Most Likely 1st Hard Cover Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Japan, it's philosophy and practise leading up to World War II, the war to end all wars. A few pages have damp stains towards the edge. The texblock edge may have a slight, barely noticeable damp stain. Few handling marks and light blemishes, two corners lightly bumped. Mild damp stain on the back cover.  
Price: 18.95 USD
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9 Raucat, Thomas; Cline, Leonard (translator) The Honorable Picnic
Japan Charles E. Tuttle 1954 Hard Cover Fair  No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Combs, Lorraine 
First Japanese printing, thus. Tear at the front top spine hinge. Boards have ingrained wispy fibers. Bright red titles and decoration stamped.  
Price: 4.70 USD
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10 Reischauer, Edwin Oldfather The Japanese Today: Change and Continuity
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Belknap Press/Harvard University 1988 0674471814 / 9780674471818 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
owner's name in ink, inside corner, dj shows some wear and has a few tiny edge tears. Bottom of spine is lightly bumped. 
Price: 4.04 USD
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11 Bush, Lewis The Life and Times of The Illustrious Captain Brown: A Chronicle of the Sea and of Japan's Emergence as a World Power
Tokyo, Japan Voyager's Press/Tuttle. 1969 Stated 1st Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall, 168 Pages 
Beautiful orange, bright silk coth covers with gilt and black spine titles, decorated endpapers. Modest edge wear. Cardboard stapled slipcase has light edge and corner bumps, overall very good condition. Dj jas a tiny edge tear, just barely noticeable, and some edge creases and light indents. Contains as an Appendix the complete text & drawings of R. H. Brunton's The Japan Lights first published in 1876. Dj has the Japanese, bottom corner, price clipped. with U.S. price intact. 
Price: 28.45 USD
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