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The Japan- U. S. Assemby [Volume 2 only] Proceedings of a Conference on the Threat to the World Economic Order

By: N/A

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Washington, D. C., American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research: 1976

Seller ID: 2897


Pages are clean and tight; except as noted. Book is in four parts: Threat to the World Economy from Inflation and Recession; Threat to Economic Order from the Emergence of Cartels and Monopoly Power; Threat to the International Monetary Order; Toward Strengthening the Coordination of World Economic Policies. ; Charts & Tables; 6 1/2 x 9 1/2; 151 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, rubbing, bumping and creasing, small stamp mark on back; first page, which is the half-titl... View more info

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume 3 The Fifth Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5243


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. THIRD VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful use. Begins with September 1943 through 1 September 1944. Sections are: Story, September Through February; Picture History, September--February; Story, March Through August; Picture History, Marc... View more info

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume 4 The Sixth Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 5244


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. FOURTH VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful wear. Begins with September 1944 through September 1945. Sections are: Story, September Through February; Picture History, September--February; Story, March Through August; Picture History, Marc... View more info

Veterans Of Foreign Wars Edition Pictorial History Of The Second World War, Volume I First and Second Year

By: N/A

Price: $15.50

Publisher: No Place, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S.: 1948

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 7938


Hardcover is black with gold lettering on spine; gold blind stamp of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the USA on the front [VFA]. FIRST VOLUME ONLY. Endpapers are color with illustrations from various battle arenas. Overall pages are clean and tight, with very slight signs of careful wear. Begins with 3 September 1939 through September 1941. Extensively illustrated with hundreds of b/w photographs and maps. ; A Photographic Record of All Theaters of Action Chronologically Arr... View more info

Crochet Amigurumi Dolls

By: Alejandra Montero, Maria

Price: $12.25

Publisher: Istanbul, Turkey, Tuva Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 9487


Color Illustrations; 8.66 X 8.23 X 0.55 inches; 144 pages; Soft cover has self flaps. Red spine with white lettering. Lavishly illustrated with pictures of the finished design and diagrams of how to arrive at the finished piece. If you love crochet and dolls, this is your book. Here you can find 15 projects made with the Japanese technique of amigurumi. There are four collections: The Four Seasons, a Costume Party, Successful Professionals and Dolls that you can dress wi... View more info

An Exhibition Of The Robert S. Huthart Collection Of Non-iwami Netsuke Exhibition 15 June -- 3 July 1998

By: Barry Davies Oriental Art

Price: $46.50

Publisher: London, Barry Davies Oriental Art Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3952


Grey hardcover cloth with gold lettering on the spine. White, textured endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Back cover has title information written in Japanese; title page is in English and Japanese. Lavishly illustrated with 220 color photographs of these utterly fascinating, uniquely Japanese art forms. Sections are: Foreword; Netsuke--An International Art; Map of Japan; Catalogue; Signatures; bibliography; Index of Artists. Very oversized, 5#. ; ... View more info

An Exhibition Of The Robert S. Huthart Collection Of Non-iwami Netsuke Exhibition 15 June -- 3 July 1998

By: Barry Davies Oriental Art

Price: $46.50

Publisher: London, Barry Davies Oriental Art Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7702


Grey hardcover cloth with gold lettering on the spine. White, textured endpapers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Back cover has title information written in Japanese; title page is in English and Japanese. Lavishly illustrated with 220 color photographs of these utterly fascinating, uniquely Japanese art forms. Sections are: Foreword; Netsuke--An International Art; Map of Japan; Catalogue; Signatures; bibliography; Index of Artists. Very oversized, 5#. ; ... View more info

Japanese Art at the Time of the Samurai Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, vol. 88

By: Birgitta Augustin et al.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Detrioit, MI, Detroit Institute of Arts: 2014

Seller ID: 9080


Color Photographs; 127 pages; Soft cover has color picture of seated samurai on front. Black spine with white lettering. Covers have light rubbing, scuffing and upper corner bump. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. This is Bulletin #1/4 2014. The Detroit Institute of Arts [DIA] is one of the finest art museums in the USA. I'm a bit biased, as it is my local art museum. This issue of the DIA Bulletin ties in with a fabulous show on Samurais, their lives, art... View more info

Groundwork: The First Impression

By: Brannaman, Buck

Price: $77.95

Publisher: Santa Ynez, CA, Rancho Deluxe Design: 1997

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 9579


Cover is red with gold lettering and blind stamped picture on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photos. Chapters are: Lasso Rope Work; Halter Work; Hooking On; Changing Eyes; Driving; Sacking; Bridling Preparation; Leading by Front Feet; Roping a Hind Foot; Cinch Preparation; More Flag Work; Horse Roping; Saddling; Moving Off Stirrups; Fence Work. "This books contains some ideas for you and your horse ... View more info

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Samurai 1550-1600 Weapons ---- Armour----Tactics

By: Bryant, Anthony & Angus McBride

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Osprey Publishing: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6969


Warrior Series Series; B & W and Color; 10 X 7.60 X 0.20 inches; 64 pages; Later printing, 2001. Softcover has light shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing. Red spine with white lettering. Lavishly illustrated with 51 b/w drawings and photographs and 12 full page color plates. "The definitive source fof information on the weapons, armour, tactics and motivation of history's fighting men. ....Highly detailed cutaways and exploded artwork of the weaponry and armour, com... View more info

Tin Can Sailor Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945

By: Calhoun, C. Raymond

Price: $10.25

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press/Bluejackets: 2000

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 8043


Bluejacket Books Series; B&W Illustrations; 8.80 X 5.90 X 0.80 inches; xv, 198 pages; Soft cover has a blue spine with black and white lettering. Pages are clean and tight. NEW book. Illustrated with b/w photographs. "...one of the best navy books in many years, and possibly the best on destroyer action in the Pacific in World War II. ...magnificent account of his experiences on the STERETT (DD 407) in many of the historic air and sea engagements which we sitll find ... View more info

The Rape Of Nanking The Forgotten Holocaust Of World War II

By: Chang, Iris

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7622


B&W Photographs & map; 9.10 X 6 X 1.20 inches; xi, 290 pages; Hard cover is red boards with black spine, with white lettering on spine. DJ has light bumping and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with a b/w map and 44 b/w photographs. "At the 60th anniversary of this terrible event,...research on the Nanking holocaust yields a new and expanded telling of this WW2 atrocity and reflects thorough research....it's story deserves to be heard". [Beatrice B... View more info

WASHINGTON COMMAND POST THE OPERATIONS DIVISION

By: Cline, Ray S.

Price: $24.25

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Office of the Chief of Military History, Washington, D. C.: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6921


Hardcover is green with gold emblem on cover and gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. B/w illustrations include 4 charts and 4 photographs. Ray S. Cline [born i1918]. He won a scholarship to study at Harvard University, and received two bachelor's degrees and a Ph. D. From Harvard. In the middle of World War II, Cline joined the Office of Strategic Services, which evolved into the CIA. He became Chief of Current Intelligence in 1944. ... View more info

Decision to Relocate the Japanese

By: Daniels, Roger

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Malabar, FL, Krieger Pub Co: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 8268


Map; 9.10 X 6 X 0.50 inches; xi, 140 pages; Soft cover is white with red lettering on front and spine. Light rubbing, sunning, scuffing to covers. Former owner's name neatly written inside front cover; price stamped on half title page, as if from a college book store. Pages are clean and tight. B/w map frontispiece. "In February 1942, just two months after Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt as commander-in-chief, issued Executive Order 9066, which had the effect of re... View more info

Guitar Wizards

By: DiMarzio, Larry

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Japan?, Nan'yo Boeki Kabushiki Kaisha: 1993

Seller ID: 7520


B & W and Color photographs; 8 1/4 x 11 3/4; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover has a white spine with black and red lettering. Slight bumping. Includes a 4 fold, 2 sided insert of Van Halen in concert. Pages are clean and tight, book appears as if unused. Pages not numbered, 82 pages. Exhaustively illustrated with color and b/w photographs. Text is written in Japanese and English. Among the guitarists featured are Eddie Van Halen, Steve Vai, Paul Gilbert, Billy Sheehan, Yngw... View more info

Samurai: Son Of Death Eclipse Graphic Novel No. 14

By: Divono, Sharman and Hiroshi Hirata

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Forestville, CA, Eclipse Books: 1987

Seller ID: 4528


Softcover is heavy paper. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated on each page with many frames in b/w drawings. "...combines the history of one of feudal Japan's greatest battles with a new legend of a dead samurai warrior miraculously restored to life..." ; B&W Illustrations; 6 1/2 x 10 1/4; 45+ pages; Cover has light rubbing/scuffing, some bumping and shelf wear. View more info

Encyclopaedia Of Textiles/Encyclopedia Of Textiles Decorative Fabrics from Antiquity to the Beginning of the 19th Century Including the Far East and Peru: Completely Revised with an Introduction by Renate Jaques

By: Flemming, Ernst

Price: $81.25

Publisher: London, A. Zwemmer Ltd.: 1958

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 169


NOT A FORMER LIBRARY BOOK. Hard cover is red with gold, blind stamped design on front, gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 288 pages of b/w photographs, with one or two photos per page and 16 full page color plates. A translation of Flemming’s [director of the Berlin Textile School] Das Textilwerk, published in 1927 Germany, in German. Renate Jaques editor and translator of this first English edition. Incl... View more info

The Sutra Of The Sixth Patriarch On The Pristine Orthodox Dharma

By: Fung, Paul F. & George D. Fung

Price: $24.50

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Buddha's Universal Church: 1964

Seller ID: 8935


6 X 9 ; 189 pages; Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine and front. Very slight rubbing/scuffing. Third printing from 1980. Book appears as if unused. Laid in is a folded set of papers, a class handout. 'The Platform Sutra of the Sixth Patriarch is a Chan Buddhist scripture that was composed in China during the 8th to 13th century. The "platform" refers to the podium on which a Buddhist teacher speaks. Its key themes are the direct perception of one's ... View more info

Heads in the Sand

By: Glines, Edna L.

Price: $9.75

Publisher: Los Angeles, Authors Unlimited: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6306


B&W Photographs; 0.3 x 8.3 x 5.4 Inches; xvi, 86 pages; Soft cover is white with red lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean, tight and crisp; appears as if unused. Illustrated with 3 b/w photographs. "...is the true story of Polly, a beautiful young woman who answered the call of her country following Pearl Harbor, and joined the US Navy as a nurse aboard the hospital ship 'Benevolence'. During this terrible, turbulent time of World War II, the world was chang... View more info

UNITED STATES ARMY IN WORLD WAR II: Seizure of the Gilberts and Marshalls; the War in the Pacific

By: Greenfield, Kent Roberts (ed.)

Price: $22.25

Publisher: Minnetonka, MN, National Historical Society: 1995

Seller ID: 6233


Hard cover is black with white lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with dozens of b/w maps, photographs and tables. States on copyright page ''Special commemorative edtion by the National Historical Society..." 21 chapters detailing the decision and actual campaigns. Also includes: concordance of code and native names for islands in Kwajalein Atoll; bibliographical notes; list of abbreviations; glossary of code... View more info