New York: George Ackerman, 1856. Color Lithograph. Image measures 7" x 7.5". This lovely 1856 map of the Lew Chew or Loochoo or the Ryukyu Islands of Japan located between Japan and Taiwan or Formosa. Okinawa Island, the largest of the island chain is labeled here as Great Lew Chew Island. Extends from Kuchinoshima to Yonaguni of the Miyakojima group of islands. The map notes topography and identifies islands, points, bays, and other topographic features. This map appeared in Francis...
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Tokyo: Togo Gensui, 1935. Foreword by Dr. Kazutoshi Uyeda. 18 full-page color plates, followed by 26 pages of black-and-white photographs. 358 pages. 4to, rebound in full black leather with gilt lettering, original covers bound in; very minor scuffing to covers. Tokyo: Togo Gensui, (1935). Revised and enlarged edition. A near fine copy.
Frontispiece and other illustrations. 279pp. Small 4to, textured boards, Tokyo, 1941. A very good(+) copy.
41pp. Slim 8vo, printed boards (lightly worn). UP Cincinnati, (1961). Very good.
New York: Weatherhill, 1970. Introduction by Charles J. Dunn. Illustrated throughout in color and b/w. 222pp. 12mo, cloth, d.w. (some edge-wear) New York: Weatherhill, (1970). Very good(+) in very good d.w.
Illus. 178pp. 8vo, 1/2 cloth (edgeworn and a bit soiled). Boston: Marshall Jones, 1933. Previous ownership signature on flyleaf. A very good(-) copy.
Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-sha, 1952. 4 volumes (of 6 total): volumes 1, 3, 4, 5. Numerous dramatic photogravure plates. Small very slim folios, white boards, edge-worn d.w. (large chip on dust wrapper of volume 3 with boards discolored beneath). Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-sha, 1952-53. Very good clean copies. Vol I: Archaic Period. Photographs by Manshichi Sakamoto. Vol. III: Hakuho Period. Photographs by Yonpachi Fujimoto. Vol. IV: Tempyo Period. Photographs by Taikichi Irie. Vol. V: Heian Period. Photographs by Domon Ken.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2006. 8vo, two-toned boards, d.w. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, (2006). Near Fine.
240pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. Hill and Wang, (1972). Very good(+) in very good dust wrapper.
Port. 12mo, cloth; (soiled, corners bumped). N.Y., 1932. Very good.
Illustrated with 49 full page plates, including 4 color plates mounted on heavy black stock. 124pp of German text. Small 4to, brown cloth, chipped d.w. (bookplate removed and front endpaper creased, else a very good+ copy). Munchen: Kurt Wolff, (1922). Study of Japanese woodcuts.
340pp. 8vo, cloth. Japan; Sophia University Press, (1972). Spine slightly faded, else near fine.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1884. xii, 387,  pages. Thick 8vo, original dark green cloth with small pictorial image on cover stamped in gilt and black (cloth lightly worn at spine ends). Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1884. First edition. A very good(+) clean copy, surprisingly scarce.
236pp., illus. in b/w. Short 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: E.P. Dutton, 1967. A very good(+) copy.
Illustrated. 282pp. 8vo, cloth-backed boards, d.w. London: Macmillan, 1968. Near fine.
New York: Weatherhill, 1983. 164 illustrations. Small 4to, brown silk cloth, d.w. New York: Weatherhill, (1983). First Edition. Near Fine.
Edinburgh: John Bartholomew & Sons Ltd. Map. Color lithograph. Sheet measures 28 x 39". This large circa 1940 map by John Bartholomew depicts China, Japan and Korea in incredible detail. Covers from the Gulf of Martaban South Sakhalin and includes all of Korea, Japan and China. Color coded to show elevation, the map notes numerous cities, towns, roads, rivers, railways, canals, shipping routes, islands and a host of other topographical features. Coastal features are also detailed. A key in the...
New York: Macmillan, 1930. 32 photographic illustrations. 8vo, black cloth. New York: Macmillan, 1930. First Edition. Fine.
Illus. 352 pp. 8vo, cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Praeger, (1963). A very good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
310pp 12mo, printed wrappers. Paris, 1926. A very good(+) copy,
illus. 8vo, bds. d.w.; (head of spine slightly torn). Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, (1960).
Tokyo: Kodansha, 1996. Profusely illustrated in color & in black & white. Tall slim 4to, 223 pages, stiff glossy pictorial wrappers. Tokyo: Kodansha, (1996). Fine.
New York: William Morrow, 1971. Illustrated. 1239pp. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. New York: William Morrow, (1971). Very good.
Munich: Prestel, 1980. 268 pages, 260 illustrations including 14 in color, small 4to, orange cloth, d.w. Munich: Prestel, (1980). Fine.
New York: Viking, 1996. Illus. 566pp. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w., cloth and boards lightly soiled. (New York): Viking, (1996).