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Princeton: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1964. Illustrated with 15 colour plates, 76 photogravure plates, 37 line drawings, and 3 maps. 347 pages plus a bibliography (front free endpaper and half-title page clipped at upper corner). Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine (back inner hinge weak but intact). Princeton: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., (1964). Very good(-).
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).
Tokyo: Zayuhokam, 1933. Set of 22 numbered albums. (17 cream & 5 grey covers), all with index inside in Japanese. 12 photogravures per portfolio, Each album measures 16 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches. Some toning and scuffs to covers, prints in very good condition. Tokyo: Zayuhokam, circa 1929-1933. Suite of architectural photographs of temples, tea houses, gardens, private houses, washing stone design, towns and streets from Kyoto, Tokyo, Osaka (plus a few Nagoya, Yokohama, Shizuoka) from 16th to 19th century.....
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.
1909. 1 page on plain, heavy cream paper, 7 x 5.5 inches, no place, no date, circa 1909. Rare signature of the Imperial High Prince of Japan and brother of Emperor Hirohito and first cousin of the Mikado -- probably signed during his visit to the 1909 Hudson-Fulton Exposition. Pencil notations at the bottom of the page and glue stains on the back; still very good condition with a bold signature.