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A Description of the Empire of China and Chinese Tartary, together with the Kingdoms of Korea and Tibet: (1738-41.)
DU HALDE, GREEN, Jean Baptiste, John trans.

Containing the Geography and History (Natural as well as Civil) of those Countries... With Notes Geographical, Historical, and Critical; and Other Improvements, particularly in the Maps, by the Translator. Second and best English edition. 2 vols. Engraved frontispiece, 13 engraved plates, and 51 engraved maps and plans (mostly folding), several woodcut illustrations in the text. Folio. Contemporary paneled calf, rebacked, some occasional light foxing and marginal browning, but generally a very good copy. [iv], xii, xii, [ii], 678; [iv], 388, [10]pp. London, E. Cave,

Stock Code: 212188

£18000.00
 

Achimura - Ichi Noson no Shashin Kiroku [Ochimura - A Photographic Record of a Village]. (1985].)
KUMAGAI, Motoichi

Second edition. Numerous photographic plates. Japanese text. Small folio. Original boards, a very good copy. 175, [16](addendum)pp. Tokyo, Asahi Shimbunsha, dated: Showa 60 [i.e.

Stock Code: 203734

£65.00

[ Aerial Photographs of Manchuria]. (1930s].)
MANSHU KOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA., MANCHU AIRWAYS., ,

Album containing 24 original photographs with printed captions, and one photographic reproduction of a map. Small folio. Original cloth, a very good copy. N.d. [but ca.

Stock Code: 207720

£1200.00
 

Aki Asobu [Playing in Autumn]. (1974.)
INOUE, AKAI, Seiryu., Tatsuro

First edition. Numerous photographic plates, several in colour. Japanese text. Small folio. Original boards in (slightly rubbed) slipcase, a very good copy. 242pp. Tokyo, Jiji Tsushinsha,

Stock Code: 199578

£75.00

Amagatsu. (1995.)
ITO, UEDA, Toshiharu text., Yoshihiko

First edition. Numerous colour plates, several large folding. Text in Japanese, English and French. Large folio. Original decorated cloth in slipcase (lacking obi), a fine copy. Unpaginated. Kyoto, Korinsha,

Stock Code: 216328

£250.00

Arusu Shashin Nenkan - The ARS Annual for Photographers 1926. (1926].)
TAKAKUWA, Katsuo editor

First edition. 72 photographic plates. Japanese text with English abstract. 8vo. Original boards in slipcase, minor damage to headcaps, still a very good copy. 85(text), [vi](ads.)pp. Tokyo, Ars, dated: Taisho 15, [i.e.

Stock Code: 210797

£650.00
 

Arusu Shashin Nenkan; 2601nen ban - Ars Photographic Annual 2601. (1941].)
CAMERA MAGAZINE SUPPLEMENT.,

First edition. Two colour plates as well as 98 b.-w. plates. Japanese text. 8vo. Original flexible boards in (damaged) dustwrapper, slightly worn, just a good copy. Tokyo, Ars, dated: Showa 16, [i.e.

Stock Code: 204464

£100.00
 

Asubesutosukan Tsushin [Message from the Asbestos Hall]. (1989.)
HOSOE, HIJIKATA, Eikoh and others., Tatsumi

First edition. 10 vols. (complete). Each issue with a photographic frontispiece. Japanese text. 8vo. Original printed flexible boards (slightly sunned). Occasional light fingerstaining, but overall a very good set. Tokyo, Privately Printed, October 1986-July

Stock Code: 201551

£450.00

Beijing Biyori - Beijing Weather. (2006.)
ISHIDA, Hirokazu

First edition. Numerous photographic plates. Japanese text. 4to. Original boards in dustwrapper and obi, a fine copy signed by the photographer. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Sokyu-sha,

Stock Code: 200026

£100.00
 

Broadway. (1991.)
NARAHARA, Ikko

First edition. 98 photographic plates. Text in English and Japanese. Square folio. Original boards in (slightly worn) dustwrapper. A good copy. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Creo,

Stock Code: 200266

£65.00

Building Steam Engines in Japan. (1940s.)
MIZOGUCHI, YAMAHATA,

Archive containing over 100 original photographs.

Stock Code: 199585

£2500.00
 

Busseki: Indo biruma taikoku futsuin. Ko Ito Jirozaemon-shi busseki junpai no kiroku. [Buddhist Ruins - India, Birma, Tailand, and French Indochina. A Record of a Pilgrimage with the decaesed Mr. Ito Jirozaemon] (1941].)
HASEGAWA, Denjiro

Busseki: Indo biruma taikoku futsuin ko ito jirozaemon shi busseki junpai no kiroku. First edition. Numerous photographic plates and one folding map. Japanese text. Large 8vo. Original cloth in dustwrapper and case, a very good copy. 227pp. Tokyo, Meguro Shoten, dated: Showa 16, [i.e.

Stock Code: 211875

£250.00
 

Chiisai Inochi [Small Life]. (1971].)
SASAKI, Kon

First edition. Numerous photographic colour plates. Japanese text. 8vo. Original decorated boards with obi. A very good presentation copy, signed by the photographer. 161pp. Tokyo, Asahi Shimbunsha, dated: Showa 46 [i.e.

Stock Code: 209987

£180.00

Dai 1-kai Hochi Shimbunsha Kensho: Snappu Kokoku Shashin-shu. [The First Competition of Hochi Newspaper Snap Advertising Photographs]. (1934].)
HOCHI SHIMBUNSHA.,

First edition. Numerous photographic plates. Japanese text. Large 8vo. Original flexible boards (slight staining, wear to spine, top right corner sunned), but overall still a very good copy. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Hochi Shinbunsha, dated Showa 9, [i.e.

Stock Code: 206246

£650.00
 

Dai 5kai Tenrankai Nyusho Sakuhinshu [A Catalogue of Submissions for the 5th Exhibition]. (1929].)
NIHON SHASHINKAI., JAPAN PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY.,

First and only edition. 70 photographic plates. Large 8vo. Original flexible boards. Overall still very good copy. Tokyo, Nihon Shashinkai, dated: Showa 4 [i.e.

Stock Code: 202887

£350.00
 

Daihyo Shashinka Sakuhinshu [Representative Works by Photographers]. (1961].)
OKADA, Koyo

Portfolio containing 10 mounted photographic plates. Folio. Original cloth folder, but overall a very good set. 3 folio of letterpress. Tokyo, Nihon Shinshin Shogaiji Kyokai, dated: Showa 36 [i.e.

Stock Code: 202806

£350.00
 

Eshi suru ko: Sanrizuka nomin no kotoba. [Dying landscape - Life and words by Sanrizuka Farmers]. (1970.)
KITAI, Kazuo photographer

First edition. 16 photographic plates. Japanese text. 8vo. Original flexible boards in dustwrapper, overall a very good copy. 479pp. Decorated endpapers. Tokyo, Nora-sha,

Stock Code: 209507

£100.00

From Scratch. (1990.)
HAMA, SUZUMURA, Noboru Kazunari text

First edition. 43 photographic plates. Japanese text. 4to. Original boards in dustwrapper, a very good copy. Signature on separate presentation slip. 77pp. Tokyo, Shashin Koenrin,

Stock Code: 210596

£180.00

Gakuto Shutsujin - kaigun yobi gakusei no kiroku [Departure of Students for the Front - A Record of Student Marine Reservists]. (1966].)
MATSUGI, Fujio

First edition, fourth printing. Numerous photographic plates. Japanese text. Large 8vo. Original cloth in dustwrapper, obi, and plastic wrapper. A very good copy. 153pp. Tokyo, Asahi Shimbunsha, dated: Showa 41 [i.e.

Stock Code: 210011

£120.00

Genfukei - Original Sight 100. (1987].)
ITO, MIKI, Meitoku., Jun

First edition. 100 photographic plates. Japanese text. Small oblong folio. Original printed paperback in dustwrapper. Occasional underlining and annotation in Japanese, but still a good copy. 128pp. Tokyo, Nikkor Club, dated: Showa 62, [i.e.

Stock Code: 200079

£90.00
 

Getsuyobi no Asa [Monday morning]. (1978.)
TANUMA, Takeyoshi

First edition.

Stock Code: 198412

£75.00
 

Haru miru [Looking at Spring]. (1974.)
INOUE, YODA, Seiryu., Yoshikata

First edition. Numerous photographic plates, several in colour. Japanese text. Small folio. Original boards in (slightly rubbed) slipcase, a very good copy. 242pp. Tokyo, Jiji Tsushinsha,

Stock Code: 199577

£75.00
 

Haru no shashinshu - Spring Photography. (1939].)
FUKUDA, Katsuji

First edition, second printing. 101 photographic plates. Japanese text. Small 4to. Original decorated cloth in dustwrapper and (slightly worn) slipcase, still a very good copy. [viii], Unnumbered text, [xvi](ads.)pp. Tokyo, ARS, dated: Showa 14 [i.e.

Stock Code: 211122

£250.00

Hawai Fukei - The Sunny Hawaii. (1937.)
FUKUHARA, Shinzo

First edition. Frontispiece and 24 photographic plates. Large 8vo. Original boards in slipcase, a fine presentation copy signed by Fukuhara on the back free endpaper. [vi]pp. Tokyo, Japan Photographic Society,

Stock Code: 208133

£2500.00

Hisuru Karada - Ono Kazuo no Sekai - Hidden Body - The World of Ohno Kazuo. (2006.)
OHNO, Yoshito

First edition. Numerous photographic plates. Folio. Original flexible boards in dustwrapper, a fine copy. Tokyo, Creo,

Stock Code: 207930

£80.00

Hitotsu no Hoshi [One Star]. (1964.)
NIHO, Yoshio

First edition. Numerous photographic illustrations. Japanese text. 8vo. Original boards in dustwrapper and outer plastic cover, minor marginal browning and slight foxing to prelims. 165pp. Kyoto, Project Committee to Publish Yoshio Niho Photographic Works,

Stock Code: 207855

£150.00

Hysteric. No. 1-3. (1992.)
VARIOUS PHOTOGRAPHERS.,

Hysteric. No. 1-3. First editions. Numerous photographic plates. Large square folio. Original flexible boards, some wear and light staining to covers, but overall a good set. Unpaginated. Tokyo, N. Kitamura/Hysteric Glamour, 1991-

Stock Code: 207267

£650.00

Ideyu no Hito [Women of the Onsen]. (1983.)
MIYADERA, Mitsuji

First edition. Numerous photographic plates. Japanese text. 8vo. Original cloth in dustwrapper, overall a very good copy. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Norasha,

Stock Code: 208934

£150.00
 

Indo - Travel to India with Leica. (1941.)
HASEGAWA, Denjiro

Third edition. Numerous photographic plates, and one folding map. Japanese text with caption in Japanese and English. Folio. Original cloth (lacking dust-wrapper), overall a very good copy. 213pp. Tokyo, Meguro Shoten, dated: Showa 16,

Stock Code: 212210

£150.00
 

Inochi, kono utsukushiki mono. Gummaken Sakai shogakko no kodomo tachi shashinshu [The Beauty of Life - a Photobook of Children at the Sakai Junior Highschool in Gumma Prefecture]. (1974.)
KAWASHIMA, Hiroshi

First edition. Numerous photographic plates. Japanese text. Large folio. Original boards in dustwrapper and cardboard slipcase, a very good copy. 33(text)pp. Decorated endpapers. Tokyo, Chikuma Shobo,

Stock Code: 204817

£250.00

Japan Today - Education. (1942].)
HARA, JAPAN PHOTO LIBRARY., Hiromu

First edition. 3 vols. Numerous photographic illustrations. Text in English, Indonesian, and Malay. Folio. Original decorated wrappers, minor staining to covers, but overall still a fine set. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Board of Tourist Industry, dated: Showa 17 [i.e.

Stock Code: 204353

£1800.00

Japan Today - Industry. (1943].)
HARA, JAPAN PHOTO LIBRARY., Hiromu

First edition. 4 vols of the same issue in English, French, Burmese, and Indonesian. Numerous photographic illustrations. Folio. Original printed wrappers (minor damage to the French issue), but overall a very good set. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Board of Tourist Industry, n.d. [but ca.

Stock Code: 193963

£2200.00

Japanesque. (1970.)
NARAHARA, Ikko

First edition. 101 photographic plates, many doublepage and in colour. Large folio. Original decorated boards in slipcase (minor discoloration), still a very good copy. [iv], [viii], [iv](text)pp. Tokyo, Mainichi Shimbunsha,

Stock Code: 207689

£650.00
 

Joseito [School Girl]. (2000.)
SANAI, Masafumi

First edition, third printing. Numerous colour photographic plates. Japanese text. Small oblong 8vo. Flexible boards in dustwrapper, a very good presentation copy signed by the photographer. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Sakuhin-sha,

Stock Code: 209956

£150.00
 

Kairyu no naka no Shimajima [Islands in a Current]. (1977.)
ASAI, Shinpei

First edition. Numerous photographic colour plates. Japanese text. Folio. Original cloth in slipcase, minor wear and light staining, but very good inside. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Canon Graph,

Stock Code: 207892

£75.00
 

Kaneko Misuzu - Danjo 100nen kinen. (2004.)
KITAI, Kazuo

Reprint edition. Besatsu Taiyo, Nihon no Kokoro No. 122. Numerous colour illustrations. Folio. Original printed wrappers, a fine copy. Tokyo, Heibonsha,

Stock Code: 196866

£45.00

Kanryu - Yukiguni no Onna [Cold Currents - Women of the Snow Country]. (1983.)
IIJIMA, Kouei

Iijima Kousui no onna. First edition. One of a limited edition of 500 copies. Portfolio containing 15 plates. Japanese text. Large folio. Folding cardboard case. Minor foxing. Signed presentation copy. Tokyo, Koyusha,

Stock Code: 206625

£100.00

Kikuwansha no hanashi [Talking about Locomotives]. (1944].)
HARA, NATORI, Hiromu designer., Yonosuke photographer

First edition. Numerous photographic illustrations. Japanese text. Large oblong 8vo. Original flexible boards, minor wear to spine, but overall a very good copy. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Kokusai Hodo, dated: Showa 19 [i.e.

Stock Code: 212123

£1200.00

Kimura Ihei Kessaku Shashinshu - Select Pictures by Kimura Ihei. (1954].)
KIMURA, Ihei

First edition. 132 photographic illustrations. List of plates in English and Japanese. Text in Japanese only. 4to. Original cloth in dustwrapper (slightly rubbed, closed tear) and original slipcase, very good inside. [vi], [128], 28, [viii](ads.)pp. Tokyo, Asahi Shimbunsha, dated: Showa 29 [i.e.

Stock Code: 206265

£350.00

Kimura Ihei no Sekai [The World of Kimura Ihei]. (1974.)
KIMURA, Ihei

First edition. Numerous photographic illustrations as well as colour plates. Text in Japanese. Large 8vo. Original decorated flexible boards (slightly creased), overall a very good copy. 171pp. Tokyo, Asahi Camera,

Stock Code: 207860

£150.00

Kiroku to Shunkan [Record and Instant] - Documentary Photographs of Takashi Hamaguchi. (1969.)
HAMAGUCHI, Takashi

First edition. Numerous photographic plates. Japanese text. 8vo. Original cloth in dustwrapper, a very good copy. 131pp. Tokyo, Nihon Hodo Shashin Renmei,

Stock Code: 200268

£150.00

Kodomo no Jokei - Scenes D'Enfants. (1957].)
DOISNEAU, Robert

First edition. Numerous photographic illustrations, several in colour. Text in French and Japanese. 8vo. Original printed boards, a very good copy. [iv], 48, [viii]pp. Tokyo, Heibonsha, dated: Showa 32 [i.e.

Stock Code: 196982

£150.00
 

Koun no machi [The Fortunate Town] - La ville de la chance. (1987.)
OSHIMA, Hiroshi

First edition. Numerous photographic plates. Japanese text. 4to. Original flexible boards in dustwrapper (very minor wear), overall a very good copy. 131pp. Tokyo, Shashin Koenrin,

Stock Code: 210165

£350.00
 

Kumano. (1998.)
SUZUKI, MOERMAN, Risaku., David introduction

First edition. Numerous photographic colour plates. Text in English and Japanese. Oblong folio. Original flexible boards with obi. A close to fine copy. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Korinsha,

Stock Code: 208469

£180.00
 

Kumo no utsukushii hi ni - Beautiful Clouds of Autumn. (2010.)
UEDA, Shoji

First edition. No. 1044 of a limited edition of 1200 copies. 15 colour photographic plates. Text in Japanese. Square folio. Original cloth in plastic slipcase, a fine copy. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Ueda Shoji Office [Privately Printed],

Stock Code: 207897

£75.00

Mémoires concernant l'histoire, les sciences, les arts, les moeurs, les usages . . . des Chinois . . . par les Missionnaires de Pekin. (1814.)
AMIOT, Joseph SJ, and others

First edition. 17 bound in 16 vols. Two frontispiece portraits, 193 engraved plates (some folding), maps, and tables. 4to. Uniformaly bound in 19th century polished calf, elegantly rebacked. Some occasional minor staining (damp and waterstaining affecting vol. 2), but overall a very good set. Paris, Nyon/Treuttel & Würtz, 1776-

Stock Code: 212095

£26000.00

Mexico Shashinshu [A Photobook of Mexico]. (1958.)
TANAHASHI, Shisui

First edition. Numerous photographic plates, several in colour. Japanese text. Large folio. Original cloth in dustwrapper and slipcase [rather worn], overall still a good copy. [iv], 96, 23pp. Tokyo, Kenkosha,

Stock Code: 210168

£250.00
 

Mibu Kyogen. (1992.)
TANNO, Akira

First edition. One of a limited edition of 1000 copies. Numerous photographic plates mostly colour. Japanese text. Folio. Original decorated cloth in slipcase, a very good copy. 166pp. Tokyo, Koyo Shuppansha,

Stock Code: 198597

£150.00
 

Monochrome Infrared Photographs 1979-1999. (1999.)
MIYAZAWA, Masaaki

First edition. 100 photographic plates. Text in English and Japanese. Folio. Original flexible decorated boards. A very good copy signed by the photographer on the title. Unpaginated. Tokyo, Kodansha,

Stock Code: 208940

£75.00
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