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Tokyo: Fine Art Publishers, 1958. Illustrated throughout with finely printed gravures, protected with Japanese tissue, and some mounted color plates. Text is in Japanese, save for a 2 page "Brief Life History" in English at rear. 4to, white-lettered terra cotta cloth, board slipcase, partially broken. Tokyo: Fine Art Publishers?, 1958. First edition. A fine copy in a good slipcase. Scarce.
Fukuoka: Kitakyushu Museum, 1987. Illustrated throughout, mostly in color, of 80 works created between the 1940s and 1980s. 118 pages with all text in Japanese, though there are some English captions. Slim oblong 4to, glossy pictorial self-wrappers. Fukuoka: Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art in collaboration with Fuji Television Gallery Tokyo, 1987. First edition. A fine copy. Very scarce -- the first major retrospective of the artist's work.
Peking: Lotus Court, 1937. Many illustrations, of which 17 are full page and in color. Printed on Chinese hand made paper, folded in the oriental manner. Oblong 4to, original cloth with vignette inlaid on upper cover, blue silk string. First, limited edition of 500 copies, of which this is #419 signed by the author. Printed by the Imprimerie des Lazaristes in Peking. The art of tray landscapes (bonkei).
Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1961. Two 4to booklets of descriptive texts; one in English and one in Japanese. Illustrated with 178 plates, including some mounted color plates, printed on folio sheets, loose as issued. All laid into a massive tri-fold linen portfolio with bone clasps. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1961. First edition. A fine copy, as new in the original printed cardboard mailing box. Very scarce. A sequel to the original issued in 1933.
New York: Knopf, 1962. Illustrated with 44 black-and-white photographs; six maps by Robert W. Galvin. 335 pages plus a bibliography, decorative red cloth with a gilt-stamped spine, dust wrapper (gently edge-worn). New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1962. First edition. A near fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
London: John Murray, 1893. Or, 3,800 Miles on a Pack Saddle in Yezo and a Cruise to the Kurile Islands. Illustrations by the author. Folding map backed in linen. First few and last few pages soiled, ex-lib stamps on title and verso. 8vo, rebound in 3/4 black calf, blue cloth. London: John Murray, 1893. First Edition. Scarce.
Vienna: Alfred Holder, 1878. 166 illustrations, 2 folding maps, one in full color. 2 volumes. 8vo, red cloth with elaborate gold and black spines and covers. Vienna: Alfred Holder, 1878. First Edition. Near fine, a beautiful pair. In the wake of the famous predecessor, the frigate "Novara", the trip went to the stations Suez, Aden, Singapore, Hong Kong, Amoy, Shanghai, Nagasaki, Kobe, Yokohama, Kyoto, Tokyo, Osaka, Manila, Bankok, San Francisco, Sierra Nevada, Valparaiso, Montevideo, Azores back to Pola...