Japan [Dupont Only]
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Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1990. Collector's Edition. Octavo, 2 vols.; VG-; full binding of genuine red leather; spines with gilt lettering and design; mild shelf wear and rubbing; mild fading to spines; all edges gilt; silk moire end papers; satin ribbon bookmarks; vol. 1 contains back and white photos; pages clean; shelved above Easton Press.
Tokyo, Japan: AKI-SHOBO, 1983. Octavo, 31 pages; VG/VG-; spine white with red and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; all text in Japanese; mild shelf wear and scuffing; signed at front free end paper by Awa and Tanaka; contains full color illustrations; pages clean; shelved Case 14.
New York: Weatherhill, 1976-1979. Mixed Editions. Octavo, 3 vols.; VG/VG-; spines white with black lettering, and blue, red, or green details; dust jackets protected with mylar covers; mild shelf wear and soiling; prices cut; closed tear to lower edge of back of vol. 1 dust jacket; all vols. contain black and white photos; pages clean; shelved above Business--A.
Kyoto: Koseikaku, 1929. Facsimile Edition, #41/150. Folio, [xiv], lii, 392, [20 plates], ; 393-612, 75, , 11,  [25 plates] pages; VG; bound in full brown calf, paneled spine with morocco label and gilt titling, gilt stamping to compartments; newly rebacked with spine and boards preserved; Housed in original G cardboard slipcase, some wear and rubbing; with 45 plates; two volumes, bound as one; upper fore corner of xxi with small repair; small sticker to ffep; Facsimile Edition, #41/150; JS consignment; shelved above case 7.
Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1992. Octavos, 11 volumes; VG; bound in fine genuine brown leather with bright gilt spines, black and red labels with gilt titling, and gilt decorative motif on covers; each volume with matching motif; gilt text block; silk endpapers; silk ribbon; shelved above Easton Press.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1975. First Edition. Quarto,192 pages; VG/G; spine is black with white lettering, dust jacket has chipping and tears with one tear repaired with tape, protected with a mylar covering; the text block shows some age toning and foxing to the preliminary pages. This copy is signed by both authors and then further inscribed by W. Eugene Smith to Marty Forscher, the proprietor of Professional Camera Repair in NYC: "Dear Marty, in thanks for your friendship and encouragement in good times and in rough. Gene May 15, 1975"; GF consignment; shelved case 11.
Limited Editions Club, 1983. Limited Edition, #1456/1500. Quarto, unpaginated VG; bound in full black aniline leather, title stamped in blind to front cover; housed in publisher's black slipcase, in black on spine; black text block edges; very slight rubbing and scuffing to slipcase; Signed on the colophon by John Hersey, Jacob Lawrence, and Robert Penn Warren, #1456/1500; with eight original silkscreens by Lawrence printed in eleven colors, with tissue guards; shelved case 7.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1946. First Book Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 160 pages; VG/G+; Reddish brown spine with tan lettering; dust jacket protected by a mylar cover, Price uncut '$1.75 net'; Wear to the edges of the dust jacket, with chipping to the crown and foot of the spine, spine is sun-faded; shelved in WWII.
Tokyo: Kyobunkwan, 1927. First Edition. Octavo, 448 pages; VG-; fully bound in blue cloth; spine has gilt lettering, front cover has embossing and gilt tooling; binding has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, with mild fraying at the top of the spine, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age toning and minor scratch marks along the top edge, have occasional minimal detachment, ffep has creasing; occasionally illustrated; shelved Case 7.
New York: Basic Books, 1997. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 290 pages; VG/VG; spine is red with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut, '$25.00', has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages clear; signed by the author on the title page; shelved case 9.
[Toyko]: Hokuseido, 1952. Early Editions. Octavos, 4 volumes; VG/Fair; in original beige dust jackets depicting scenes, black lettering; dust jackets in varying condition, all protected in mylar, volume 1 lacking spine, numerous tears and chips, volume 2 and 3 with mild chipping, primarily to heads and tails of spines, corners, volume 4 lacking head of spine, some chipping; browning to pages, as usual; Text is primarily in English and Japanese; Volumes I and III have colored frontispieces; AM consignment; shelved above espionage.
Boston: Lee & Shepard, 1884. First Edition. Octavo, xiii, 304 pages; G; bound in publisher's pictorial boards, black lettering to spine; moderate wear and rubbing to boards, including some chipping and fraying; One hundred and eighty illustrations by Rinzo and by Ichiske Hamada; scarce; shelved case 9.
New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, Inc., 1962. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 95 pages; VG/VG-; Spine is pictorial (a blue-green seascape) with white lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut and drawn over with marker, has mild wear along the top and bottom edges, has a small thin rubbing streak along the back cover; binding has minor warping on the back board; pages clear; illustrated endpapers; profusely illustrated with photographs; shelved case 9.
Annapolis, MD: United States Naval Institute, 1971. First Edition, First Printing. Quarto, 626 pages; VG-/VG-; Spine is brown with white lettering and a red insignia; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price cut, has moderate wear along the top and bottom edges, with mild chipping, several crease marks and a small closed tear at the top edge, front and back covers have discoloration and rubbing; binding has dust build up discoloration along the bottom edge; pages have brown coloring along the top edge; shelved extra tall books.
Boston and Tokyo: J. B. Millet, 1901. Large Octavos, 12 volumes; VG; bound in publisher's 1/4 white paper imitation vellum, handmade brown paper boards; green, brown, and gilt lettering and decoration to spine; top edges of text blocks gilt; some mild rubbing and wear to boards and spines; glue-stains to front pastedowns from removed bookplates; partial set, lacking the remaining 9 volumes on the Philippines, Burma, Afganistan, India, Persia, Turkey, and Russia; shelved above England.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1857. Early Reprint. Octavo, 624 pages; G; bound in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, spine paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; some repair to tail end of front hinge; moderate rubbing and wear to binding; marbled text block and endpapers; sticker to front pastedown; some water-staining along edges of text block; with 9 folding maps; numerous full-page tinted lithographs and in-text woodcuts; lacking the suppressed "Public Bath at Simoda" plate at p. 408; shelved case 9.
Tokyo, Japan: The Imperial Japanese Government Railways, 1913-1914. First Editions. 10mos., 2 volumes; G+; bound in publisher's burgundy cloth, gilt lettering; top edges of text blocks gilt; mild rubbing and fraying, including creases to spine, wear to head and tail of spine; volume 1 illustrated with 17 color folding maps, numerous black and white plates, a folding map in rear pastedown pocket, and maps pasted to endpapers; volume 2 illustrated with a color reproduction of woodcut by Shimbi Shoin, 15 color maps (including 10 folding), black and white plates, and maps pasted to endpapers; volume one leaf 207/208 and accompanying map loose but present, gutter visible; volume 2 title page through vi loose but present; small bookseller sticker to front pastedown of volume 1; with ownership name on title pages of Gertrude Emerson; shelved case 9.
London: Printed by H. Hughs for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1785. Third Edition. Quartos, 3 volumes; bound in contemporary brown leather boards with a single gilt rule border, newly rebacked with new paneled spines, black labels with gilt lettering; moderate rubbing and wear to boards; marbled endpapers; bookplate to front pastedowns; Without the folio Atlas, issued separately; listing of plates for all 3 volumes in volume 1, Plates listed with asterix were bound in the missing Atlas volume; volume 1 with 7 plates, volume 2 with 11 plates, volume 3 with 6 plates as called for; volume 3 with seven appendixes in rear, including folding appendix 2; shelved case 3.
Kobe, Japan: The Office of the Chronicle, 1903. First Edition. Octavo, viii, 743 pages; G-; bound in publisher's green cloth, gilt lettering to spine; fraying to head and tail of spine, wear to edges, spine slightly cocked, rubbing to corners; some age-toning to pages; torn bookplate to front pastedown; cracking to ffep gutter; with 9 color folding maps; shelved case 9.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1976. Octavo; VG/VG-; grey spine, black and white spine; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, open tear on spine head edge, closed tear on rear head edge, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, rubbing on spine and hinges; boards strong, slightly bowed, minor edgewear, minor rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, penciling on rear pastedown; text block clean; xii, 364pp; shelved Japan.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1967. Octavo; VG/VG-; light green-grey spine, dark green lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, general soiling, closed tears on spine edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, small open tear on front fore edge; boards strong, some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on front fore edge; text block age toned, soiling on exterior edges; 346pp; shelved Japan.
Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press, 1972. Quarto; VG-/VG-; white and grey spine, black lettering; dust jacket age toned, general shelfwear, general edgewear, minor general soiling, closed tear on rear tail edge, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, spine sun toned; boards strong, minor shelfwear, general edgewear, bumping on head and tail edges, rubbing and bumping on fore corners and spine edges, erased penciling on end papers, minor soiling on rear end paper; text block age toned, occasional penciling, occasional creasing on head fore corner, page 394 dog eared, soiling on exterior edges; xix, 550pp; shelved China.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First U.S. Edition. Octavo, 241 pages, G+/G; matte orange pictorial dj, green and black lettering: chipping with material loss to head, tail, and corners; small closed tears and occasional chipping with slight material loss to edges; two (2) light circular water stains to front cover, illustrations mildly affected and clear; age-toning visible to flaps, "$4.95" to front flap, dj protected by mylar; turquoise cloth boards, gold lettering to spine: spine cocked with vertical crease down middle of back, binding strong; light soiling/water staining to edges of front board; age-toning to text-block, light foxing to top, deckle fore-edge, slight waving to pages 167-176 from very mild water staining visible to top; light age-toning to interior, text legible, illustrations clear; shelved Case 6.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1901. First Edition. Octavo, 305 pages; VG/VG; in illustrated bright green hardcovers with faded green DJ in brodart; spine discolored with brown letters and minor shelf wear on edges; binding strong; deckle edges; contains 6 plates of illustrations on glossy paper including frontispiece; contains series of stories, folklore (Buddhist names of plants and animals), and other studies (in a Japanese hospital); YF Consignment; shelved case 9.
Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1899. First Edition. Octavo, 241 pages; VG-/G; Tan spine with black lettering; Jacket has several small tears and light chipping at the corners and the spine edges, Jacket spine is age toned; Boards are straight with some minor wear along the edges and the spine; Binding is sturdy; Gilt top edge of text block has a few small scratches; Deckle cut pages are somewhat age toned at the edges, but free of markings to the interior, small stains from tape on end papers; scarce in dust jacket; shelved case 9.