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JAPANESE AIRCRAFT OF THE PACIFIC WAR
Written by Rene J. Francillon. Illustrated by J.B. Roberts.
Stock no. 1816311
Published by Putnam. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive analysis of the Japanese aircraft industry and their products between the late thirties and the dawn of the nuclear age. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0370000331. Text block slightly browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned with slightly peeling laminate covering.

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HIROSHIGE: BIRDS AND FLOWERS
Written by Cynthea J. Bogel; Israel Goldman. Illustrated by Hiroshige.
Stock no. 1816222
Published by George Braziller Inc.. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The great Japanese artist Hiroshige (1797-1858) produced what are now considered his masterpieces when he was well into middle age. Introduction by Cynthea J. Bogel, Commentaries on the plates by Israel Goldman. Very large format. Light orange cloth boards, white title to fron and green title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0807611999. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges and scuffed to rear panel.

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WARSHIPS OF THE IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY 1869-1945
Written by Hansgeorg Jentschura; Dieter Jung; Peter Mickel.
Stock no. 2125290
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1996. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Square format. B/w diagrams. B/w photos. 284 pages. ISBN: 0853681511. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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HANDBOOK ON JAPANESE MILITARY FORCES: U.S. WAR DEPARTMENT
Written by David C. Isby; Jeffrey Ethell.
Stock no. 1816029
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1991. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The best single reference source on the wartime Japanese military available in the English language. Introduction by Isby, Afterword by Ethell. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. XII and 403 pages. ISBN: 1853671029. Rubbing to flap edges of dustwrapper.

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JAPANESE AIRCRAFT OF THE PACIFIC WAR
Written by Rene J. Francillon. Illustrated by J.B. Roberts.
Stock no. 1317341
Published by Putnam. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive analysis of the Japanese aircraft industry and their products between the late thirties and the dawn of the nuclear age. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Top edge blue. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0370000331. Spine and corners of both book and wrapper are slightly bumped and rubbed.

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DOOLITTLE'S TOKYO RAIDERS
Written by Carroll V. Glines.
Stock no. 1610257
Published by D. Van Nostrand. 1964. Almost very good condition.

Who with their '20-cent' bombsights and a billion dollars worth of courage, took off on a spectacular secret mission that changed the course of World War II in the Pacific. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 447 pages includes index. Minor bumping and scuffing to corners and spine. Inscription to front pastedown. Front joint cracked.

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KACHI-KACHI MOUNTAIN
No author listed.
Stock no. 2124448
Published by The Kobunsha. Good condition.

Japanese Fairy Tale Series No. 5. A crepe paper book. Colour illustrations. Small format. Some chipping, with loss to front cover. Damp marked with wrinkling and some ink running to pages throughout book. All (English) text of this Japanese folk tale is still reasonable.

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FROM T.T. TO TOKYO
Written by Tommy Robb.
Stock no. 2124175
Published by Courier-Herald Printers. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Wrapper is faded to spine, is edge-creased with a few tears and chips; minimal loss.

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DEATH RATTLERS MARINE SQUADRON VMF-323 OVER OKINAWA
Written by William Wolf.
Stock no. 1610021
Published by Schiffer Military History. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0764309536.

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GREEN WILLOW AND OTHER JAPANESE FAIRY TALES
Written by Grace James. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1814696
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1910. Very good condition.

40 exquisite tissue-guarded colour plates, mounted on brown card. 38 tales and legends collected from many sources. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. 281 pages, all edges blue. Boards lightly scuffed. All plates present. First plate and plate page 17 creased. Scattered foxing to contents.

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JAPANESE STUDIO CRAFTS: TRADITION AND THE AVANT-GARDE
Written by Rupert Faulkner.
Stock no. 1814504
Published by Laurence King Publishing. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An illuminating, thoroughly researched introduction to the activities pursued by these contemporary Japanes makers-in ceramics, lacquerwork, woodwork, basketry, textiles and fibrework, metalwork, jewellery and glass. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. 192 pages including index. ISBN: 1856690628. Price-cut black pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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SUNBURST THE RISE OF JAPANESE NAVAL AIR POWER 1909-1941
Written by Mark R. Peattie.
Stock no. 1814219
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st thus 2002. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 1861761945. Text block browned and a little grubby. Slight tobacco odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly browned.

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