n.p: 1793. Japanese manuscript on the art of Sumo wrestling. Read More about Sumo in'unkai, "Sumo Wrestling."
New York: Hobart Co, 1904. Read More about In Beautiful Japan. A Story of Bamboo Lands
London: George Newnes, 1900. First edition thus. Miss Isabella Lucy Bird, later Mrs. J.F. Bishop (1831-1904), left England to seek a better climate for her health in 1878, she returned to Japan in 1894 and 1896. She was the first woman to be elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society..... Read More about Unbeaten Tracks in Japan. An account of Travels in the Interior including visits to the...
[Boston]: Privately Printed for the Family and Friends of W. K. Bixby [Printed by D. B. Updike, The Merrymount Press], [December], 1921. Limited to 60 copies. Daughter's copy–“a small edition.” Not In Bibliography. Inscribed by Bixby to his daughter and her husband “Emma & Albert. For family use only, a...... Read More about Note-Book of a Journey to Japan, Korea and China 1919
London: William Heinemann, 1921. First Edition. Read More about China Japan and Korea
Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1933. First. Ronald Victor Courtenay Bodley, MC (1892-1970), a British army officer, lived in Japan in the early 1930s, and was considered by Westerners at that time to be a preeminent source of knowledge on the area, proving to be erroneous on whether the Japanese were..... Read More about A Japanese Omelette. A British Writer's Impressions on the Japanese Empire
London: Methuen, 1902. First edition. Read More about The Heart of Japan
Paris: Larousse, c1920. Read More about Le Japon Illustré
London: William Henemann, 1921. Inscribed to Roy Chapman Andrews. Inscribed by the author in the year of publication in Peking to Mr. and Mrs. Roy Chapman Andrews. Andrews, an explorer, naturalist, was President of the Explorer's Club, director of the American Museum of Natural History, and the model for Indiana..... Read More about Dogs of China & Japan. In Nature and Art
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1904. Second edition. Read More about Around the World through Japan
Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1889. First Edition. Fine modern binding. An important, first-hand account of an Englishman of his visits to Japan over a period of time in the 1860s. This books remains in print. Read More about Gleanings from Japan
[Japan: ca. 1790]. Illustrated Manuscript on Horses. Read More about Japanese Manuscript Book on Horsemanship
Kakio, Kawasaki , Kanagawa: Getumeikai, 1959. One of 200 copies (this #128). With 26 Fabric Samples. Read More about Nippon Hand Weaves in "Kusakizome" Dyes
[New York: [Privately printed by the De Vinne Press], 1887. Inscribed, Privately Printed. Privately printed account of a world tour by a wealthy family in 1875-76, liberally illustrated with beautiful photographs. The author travelled through China, Japan, Siam, Ceylon, India, Egypt, Greece, Portugal, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, France, Great Britain. The..... Read More about Across the Meridian and Fragmentary Letters
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1904. New Edition in One Volume. Written by a British Diplomat's wife who spent 3 years in Japan. Read More about Letters from Japan. A record of Modern Life in the Island Empire
[Japan: 1934]. Presented to Lou Gehrig from the Children of Japan. Gehrig barnstormed around Japan in 1934, joined by Babe Ruth, his manager Connie Mack and a dozen other players. Gehrig brought his wife Eleanor, intending the trip to be the first leg of their delayed honeymoon. Gehrig and Ruth..... Read More about Autograph Letter in Japanese calligraphic script to Lou Gehrig, from "the Children of...
Leiden: Deventer and Groningen, bij D. Du Mortier en Zoon, 1810. [But Edo; Kaei 1 (1848)]. The scarce first syntax of the Dutch language printed in Japan, here with the woodcut text in italic freehand. Genpo was a well known Dutch scholar who introduced Dutch learning to Japan, this printed..... Read More about Syntaxis of Woordvoeging der Nederduithe Taal, uitgegeven door de Maatschappij tot nut van 't...
New York: Crowell, [September, 1907]. First edition. Read More about The Japanese Nation in Evolution
New York & London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1904. First edition. Read More about Jiu-Jitsu Combat Tricks. Japanese Feats of Attack and Defence in Personal Encounter
Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates, 1902. First edition. Read More about Japan and Her People
Philadelphia: The Johns C. Winston Co. The International Press, . First edition. Read More about Japan and Her People
New York: D. Appleton. and Company London: Trübner & Co, 1856. First One Volume Edition. This is an abbreviated version of the 3 volume set, without the scientific data. Read More about Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan, performed in the...
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1916. First Edition. The text is based on the lecture notes kept by Hearn’s students. Read More about Appreciations of Poetry. Selected and Edited by John Erskine