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Image for Great Museums of the World: National Museum Tokyo

Great Museums of the World: National Museum Tokyo

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, UK, Paul Hamlyn Ltd: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISASI38

Condition: Good


Hard cover, reprint, 1330g, 172pgs. This book includes fascinating analyses of each work of art by well-known art historians; the Director of the Museum contributes an introductory chapter and an account of the history of the buildings which form the museum and of the fabulous treasures which they house. Book is in good condition with moderate spotting on endpapers, and mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if ... View more info

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Japanese Phrase Book & Dictionary

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Union, NJ, USA, Berlitz Publishing Company Inc.: 2003

Edition: Japanese Edition

Seller ID: TRAASI301

ISBN: 981246347X

Condition: Good


Softcover, Japanese edition, 128gms, 224 pages, pocket size. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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House of Nomura, The: The Inside Story of The Legendary Japanese Financial Dynasty

By: Alletzhauser, Albert. J.

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, USA, Arcade Publishing, Inc.,: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISASI23

ISBN: 1559700890

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown and black boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 700gms, 343 pages, blank endpapers. The House of Nomura is a major work of finance, big business, and politics by the only Westerner who has gained access to the inner sanctum of Nomura Securities, the Nomura family records, and to the amazing cast of characters that make up the Nomura Dynasty. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save... View more info

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Cowra: Teruhiko Asada's First-Person Account of 'The Night of a Thousand Suicides'

By: Asada, Teruhiko

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO34

ISBN: 0207151830

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 100gms, 125 pages. Early in the morning of August 5, 1944, a thousand Japanese POWs launched a desperate charge at the machine-gun posts and barbed wire surrounding their compound at Cowra, NSW. The break-out was doomed to fail with 230 men killed and more than 350 injured in what must be seen as a mass suicide attempt. This book addresses the question - why did it happen - through Teruhiko Asada's compelling first person account. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Kamikaze: Japan's Suicide Gods

By: Axell, Albert; and Kase, Hideaki

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pearson Education Limited: 2002

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: HISASI39

ISBN: 058277232X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, second printing of first edition, 630g, 274pgs, black endpapers. With the use of interviews and previously unpublished documents, Kamikaza is a truly original book, providing a fascinating and insightful picture of an incredible historical phenomenon. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Japanese (Teach Yourself)

By: Ballhatchet, H.; and Kaiser, S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kent, England, Hodder & Stoughton: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: FORNF21

ISBN: 0340492457

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 380gms, 348 pages. A clearly structured course designed to help you achieve basic fluency in modern and colloquial Japanese. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Laughing Gunner and Selected War Stories

By: Bingham, Geoffrey C.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Blackwood, SA, Australia, Troubadour Press Inc.: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO186

ISBN: 1875653023

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 376gms, 319 pages. These short war stories, mainly of action in the Malayan campaign of World War II and of the Japanese Prison Camps, vividly depict the lives of soldiers under the stress of action, and those those subjected to the remoreseless grindstone of captivity and lingering death. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Pink Samurai: An Erotic Exploration of Japanese Society

By: Bornoff, Nicholas

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, England, Grafton Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISASI47

ISBN: 0586205764

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 378gms, 719pgs. In this examination of modern life in the world's greatest economic power, Nicholas Bornoff takes us on a fascinating tour through the pleasures and pains of Japanese love, marriage and family life. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows mild creasing to cover and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Yen: The Threat of Japan's Financial Empire

By: Burstein, Daniel

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Moorebank, Australia/ Melbourne, Australia, Bantam Books/ Schwartz Publishing Pty Ltd: 1989

Edition: Bantam Schwartz Edition

Seller ID: BUSECO1

ISBN: 0867534060

Condition: Good


Paperback, Bantam Schwartz Edition, 400gms, 335 pages. Based on extensive research on both sides of the Pacific, Yen! Reveals the behind-the-scenes story of Japan's recent emergence as "banker to the world"- and analyses the troubling implications for the United States and the rest of the world. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for -... View more info

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Song of Survival

By: Colijn, Helen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Headline Book Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA20

ISBN: 0747257965

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 150gms, 280 pages. Song of Survival is an account of the true story which inspired the motion picture 'Paradise Road', starring Glenn Close, Frances McDormand, Pauline Collins, Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Ehle, Julianna Maguilies. Song of Survival is Helen Colijn's riveting account of her experiences as a prisoner of the Japanese in South-East Asia during the Second World War. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, some suffing to lettering on the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Lake of Dreams, The

By: Edwards, Kim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Penguin Group: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC8024

ISBN: 0670920290

Condition: Good


Large softcover, reprint, 462g, 384pgs. At a crossroads in her life, Lucy Jarrett returns home to upstate New York from Japan, only to find herself haunted by her father's unresolved death a decade ago. Old longings stirred up by Keegan Fall, a local glass artist who was once her passionate first love, lead her into the unexpected. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Lake of Dreams, The

By: Edwards, Kim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Penguin Group: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: GENFIC8025

ISBN: 0670920290

Condition: Good


Large softcover, reprint, 462g, 384pgs. At a crossroads in her life, Lucy Jarrett returns home to upstate New York from Japan, only to find herself haunted by her father's unresolved death a decade ago. Old longings stirred up by Keegan Fall, a local glass artist who was once her passionate first love, lead her into the unexpected. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Way of Zen

By: Fletcher, Tenshin; Scott, David

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Thomas Dunne Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: REL256

ISBN: 0312206208

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 740g, 192pgs, coloured endpapers. A practical insight into the history and development of Zen. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Feast of Floyd, A

By: Floyd, Keith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, William Collins Sons & Co Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FOOCOO84

ISBN: 0004112946

Condition: Good


Hardcover with maroon/brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1330gms, 383 pages. This is Keith Floyd's most complete and wide-ranging cookbook. He presents over 400 of his all-time favourite recipes from childhood delights to far flung feasts from India, China and Japan, and sophisticated dishes from the restaurants of his favourite chefs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and scuffing to corners and edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional pos... View more info

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Road to Hiroshima

By: Harrison, Kenneth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Publishers: 1983

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO164

ISBN: 0727017918

Condition: Good


Hardcover with grey boards and pictorial dust jacket, revised edition, 644gms, 280 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is an autobiographical account of an Australian who fought against the Japanese in the desperate struggle to save Malaya. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Manga Mania: How to Draw Japanese Comics

By: Hart, Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Watson-Guptill Publications: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ART72

ISBN: 0823030350

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, First Edition, 600gms, 144 pages. Manga Mania: How to draw Japanese Comics is a must-have for anyone who loves comics and loves to draw. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, small crease to back cover, previous bookseller's sticker inside back cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Blossoms and Shadows

By: Hearn, Lian

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hachette Australia: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISFIC128

ISBN: 0733626505

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover, first edition, 654gms, 467 pages. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Blossoms and Shadows

By: Hearn, Lian

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hachette Australia: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISFIC193

ISBN: 0733626505

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 654gms, 467 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Country Upstairs, The

By: Hemmleb, Jochen; Johnson, Larry A,; and Simonson, Eric R.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1965

Edition: Second Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: TRAASI45

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, second revised and enlarged edition, 754gms, 343 pages, decorated endpapers. This is a fascinating book for the armchair traveller, and for the Japan-bound tourist. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping, plus fading to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Princess Masako: Prisoner of the Chrysanthemum Throne

By: Hills, Ben

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Random House: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOASI28

ISBN: 1741660149

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 540g, 306pgs. The tragic story of the crown princess of Japan. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info