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LAFCADIO HEARN'S AMERICAN DAYS. Lafcadio Hearn, Edward Larocque Tinker. LAFCADIO HEARN'S AMERICAN DAYS.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Co. 1924. First edition. One of 150 numbered copies SIGNED by Tinker, who also designed and illustrated the volume. Although Tinker is credited as the author, this work includes the first book appearance of over 30 articles by Hearn. Cloth spine and front edges, with patterned paper boards. The boards show some minor wear on top and bottom Very good with top page edges foxed, front endpaper removed and cloth edges lightly rubbed. Assume issued without dust jacket.

[Book #34446]       Price: $200.00
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SESSHU'S LONG SCROLL: A Zen Landscape Journey. Sesshu, Reiko Chiba. SESSHU'S LONG SCROLL: A Zen Landscape Journey.
Rutland, VT & Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Co. (1959). First edition. "The Japanese value Sesshu as the greatest of all their artists, and the Long Landscape Scroll, here reproduced in its entirety, is his acknowledged masterpiece."--from the introduction. Cedar wood covers, accordian style pages. Approximately 4.25 x 5.5" with scroll measuring approximately 11' x 3.25". Original 1 3/4" wide black-and-red band laid in (rubbed and chipped on lower corners). Book is fine. Lacking the original acetate slipcase but housed in supplied acetate envelope.

[Book #53693]       Price: $200.00
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NAOMI. Junichiro Tanizaki. NAOMI.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985. First American edition. The story of a Japanese "modern girl" narrated by her bemused husband. Translated from the Japanese by Anthony H. Chambers. The author died in 1965. This novel, originally published in 1924, was his first. A review copy with slip laid in. Fine in dust jacket.

[Book #42693]       Price: $60.00
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TERRY'S GUIDE TO THE JAPANESE EMPIRE: Including Korea and Formosa. T. Philip Terry. TERRY'S GUIDE TO THE JAPANESE EMPIRE: Including Korea and Formosa.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1920. Second edition. With chapters on Manchuria, the Trans-Siberian Railway, and the Chief Ocean Routes to Japan. INSCRIBED by Terry on first free page "To my friend. . .With high esteem." Flexible, red cloth boards with gold lettering on front and spine; marbled page edges. 799 pages (including index) plus a number of full page ads. 13 Maps, 7 of them folding (one short tear, on one, repaired with archival tape), and 16 pages of plans. A thick book in very nice shape, certainly near fine with one small closed tear on lower back corner. Near fine with small closed tear on lower back corner.

[Book #52555]       Price: $200.00
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