JAPAN - DESIGN)
Kyoto. Unsodo. Meiji 43. Volume 43. 24 single page color and black and white woodblock prints on Japanese style folded sheets, stab thread binding, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Damp staining in upper margins, previous owner's blind stamp on corner of several pages, wear to covers. There are 10... Item #53539
JAPAN - DESIGN)
Kyoto. Unsodo. Meiji 43. 1910. Volume 43. 24 single page color and black and white woodblock prints on Japanese style folded sheets, stab thread binding, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Damp staining in upper margins, previous owner's blind stamp on corner of several pages, wear to covers. There are... Item #53540
JAPAN - DESIGN)
Furuya Korin (illus).
Unsōdō. [ 1903]. FIRST VOLUME OF A TWO VOLUME SET. Ten color woodblock prints interleaved with tissue, plus black and white prints, decorative pictorial wrappers with stab binding (oriental style), 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. Wear and soiling to covers, three of the black and white... Item #51644
JAPAN - JAPANESE FOOD)
London. Day & Son, Limited. No date. Ca. 1870. Chromolithograph, image 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches on sheet size 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. Light foxing on verso (not affecting image) ; very good condition. An image of seven Japanese men eating an assortment of food. Two women accompany them. Item #49667
JAPAN - KYOTO)
Meiji 10. 1877. Color woodblock map, 19 1/2 x 28 1/2 inches sheet size, folding into paper covered card wrappers 6 3/4 x 5 inches. Soiling and light wear to covers, two edges of map detached from inside front cover. Small spot to lower centre of map, but overall in... Item #41790
JAPAN - MON / FAMILY CRESTS) Ichida Yaichiro
Meiji 36. 1903. Some 50 pages of black and white illustrations of Japanese mon, 7 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, cloth covered card wrappers with ribbon tie binding. Wear to covers with some loss of fabric at extremities, occasional very light foxing, overall interior in very good condition. Handsome examples... Item #51665
JAPAN - TEXTILE DESIGN)
Hasegawa Keika (illus).
Kyoto. Yamada Unsōdō. Meiji 38. 1905. ONE VOLUME only of a set of a total of seven volumes published over a period of years, 40 pages of color woodblock prints, Japanese style stab binding with decorative card covers, 9 3/4 x 7 inches. Light wear and soiling... Item #47741
JAPAN - TEXTILE DESIGN) Honma Hyakuri.
Kojitsu sōsho. Shokumon zue. 故実叢書 織文圖會. Classic Library [OR Analects of ancient practices]: Illustrations of Textile Patterns.
1817- 1900? TWO VOLUMES ONLY. Two volumes only of the Kojitsu sōsho, these are the Reifuku (Ceremonial or formal clothing) and the Kariginu (literally "hunting clothes" sometimes used to mean Noh costumes; informal clothing at the time of the Heian Court) volumes, with illustrations of the textile colors and patterns... Item #42033
JAPAN - TRADE - MEIJI) Kan'ichi Hashizume.
Sesshu, Kato (illus).
Tokyo. Seizandō. Meiji 6. 1871. Woodblock frontispiece and one full page woodblock print, in-text woodblock images throughout, 7 x 4 3/4 inches (18 x 12 cm), color paper wrappers with title label, oriental style stab binding. Some fading to front cover, small insect hole in back cover... Item #51629
JAPAN - TRANSPORTATION - IMPERIAL COURT)
Kokugakuin. Meiji 32. 1899. Color woodblock print on sheet 15 x 20 1/4 inches, folded as issued. Tiny hole (pinhole) at one fold intersection, light toning to verso of two panels (outer side when folded - not apparent on the sheet), overall very good condition. A woodblock print depicting a.... Item #51693
. Color woodblock print, 11 1/4 x 16 inches on sheet size 13 1/2 x 18 1/4 inches. Soft creases to mid upper margin (outside image area); very good condition. Numbered, titled, and signed in pencil under print. 142/500. Item #49554
No date. Ca. 1950. Japanese woodblock print, 9 3/4 x 6 7/8 inches on sheet size 10 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches. A bright, unfaded image. Pinholes in upper corners (outside image area), very good. Image of yellow and white chrysanthemums in a vase, signed at lower left. Item #49347
Watanabe ? No date. Ca. 1910to 1930s. Color woodblock print, 14 3/4 x 6 1/2 inches on sheet size 15 1/2 x 7 inches. Very good condition. A highly decorative design by Takahashi Shōtei (Hiroaki) (1871-1944), richly colored, of a Japanese couple standing on a bridge overlooking waterfalls. There is... Item #49346
Hiyoshi Mamoru (artist).
Kyoto. Kyoto Hanga-in. Ca. 1950s. Color woodblock print, 9 3/8 x 14 1/4 inches on sheet size 10 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches. Very good condition. An engaging scene by Hiyashi Mamoru of street activity in a Korean town. The carver is Matsuda, the printer Ōno. The... Item #49351
JAPAN) Makito, Saya. Translated by David Noble.
Tokyo. International House of Japan. 2011. black and white photo illustrations, 184pp, index, 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches, pictorial paper covered boards (hardbound). Color pictorial dust jacket. "A cultural and social history of the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95". Includes chapters: How the War Was Reported, The New Theater of... Item #47506
Bridgman, L. J. et al (illus).
New York. H. M. Caldwell Company. Copyright 1899. Oriental Edition. Black and white frontispiece and plates, top edge gilt, some edges uncut, 750pp, 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 inches, color decorative cloth covered boards (hardbound). Cover's lightly worn, paper loss and edge tears to... Item #48757
Washington, D.C. Korea Pacific Press. 03- 1959. Booklet, black and white photo illustrations, 24pp, 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches, pictorial paper wrappers. Very good condition. Guide to Korea with sections on "The People", "History", "Culture", "Religion", "Education", "Economy", "Government" and "The War." There is a centrefold black and white... Item #50553
LEGAL - RED ROBE JUDGES)
Vanity Fair. October 29, 1887. Color lithograph, 12 x 7 3/4 inches, wide margins. A most attractive print with bright color but some condition issues: a little light surface soiling, crease to lower right corner, well outside image, printsellers' stamp on verso not visible from front, three tiny punctures to... Item #29334
Wolf, J. (lith).
[London.]: No date. Ca. 1857. Lithograph, handcolored, sheet size 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Very good condition. Exquisitely drawn and lithographed image of a leopard. Plate LVIII from The Proceedings Of The Zoological Society, Mammalia. Printed by M & N Hanhart. Item #49443
LIBYA - TRIPOLI)
Pampaloni, F. (map design).
Tripoli. British Military Administration. No date. Ca. 1943. Color pictographic / pictorial street map, 18 3/4 x 25 1/2 inches on sheet size 20 3/4 x 27 1/2 inches, folding as issued into booklet, 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches, with 24 page street listing, paper... Item #48447
The Royal Scot. London Midland & Scottish Railway of Great Britain. Visit of the train to the North American continent and the Century of Progress Exposition Chicago 1933.
L M S Railway Company. Ca. 1932. PAMPHLET, folding out to sheet 15 x 22 inches,black and white photo illustrations. Illustrations of the train interior. Item #30882
Cigheri, Aldo (illus).
1959. Color pictographic / pictorial map, 20 1/2 x 25 1/2 inches on sheet size 21 1/2 x 26 3/4 inches, folding as issued to 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches. Some additional light fold lines, light wear to some folds, map is clean and bright. An... Item #49308
U.S.A. David McKay. 1941. Illustrations on all pages, unpaginated, 8 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, color pictorial paper-covered boards. Fair condition only: spine partially missing, crayon marks to cover, a few pages have stuck together causing paper loss to illustrations. Item #31525
Murayama, Hashime (illus).
Washington, D.C. National Geographic Society. 02- 1939. February 1939 issue of the magazine, in paper wrappers as issued, very good condition . Interesting articles:"Fishing in Pacific Coast Streams" by Leonard P. Schultz and "Fresh-water Denizens of the Far West", 54 color illustrations by Murayama. Item #28129
Mc Taggart, Lt-Col. M.F.
NY. Scribner's. 1934. Fourth edition. 24 b/w plates (many with more than one photo illus), xiv+109pp, 8vo, green cloth, gilt spine lettering, front board and head of spine worn at top edge with some fraying, mark top right of front cover, light foxing to leaves at front and rear of... Item #25953