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Second-hand books on Japan for sale

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Payment is only accepted by way of PayPal in Danish currency (DKK).

Order the books by emailing books@uesugi.dk.


Available books:

Most books are in English. These are listed alphabetically by title immediately
below. A few books in Japanese are listed together at the end of this page.
To search for titles, authors or keywords, use the keys 'Ctrl' + 'F' (Windows) or '⌘'+ 'F' (Mac).



- C. Andrew Gerstle (ed.): 18th century Japan; culture and society.
(Curzon Press, 2000 reprint; paperback)


Some shelf wear on front and back cover but otherwise in very good condition.
No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Miyamoto Musashi: A book of five rings (Allison & Busby, 1974; paperback)


Some shelf wear on covers. Covers also have bumped corners, fading
and a bit worn edges. Spine also faded and wrinkled. Text block is in
very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 30,00 + postage and packing


- Shuichi Kato: A history of Japanese literature; the first thousand years .
(The Macmillan Press, 1979; hardcover)


Dust jacket: quite a bit of shelf wear and with worn edges. Faded spine with
worn edges, and also some fading on front and back flaps. The book itself is
in very good condition, except for the edges of the covers and spine, which
are somewhat worn, and for a bit of shelf wear on the front and back cover.
No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Shuichi Kato: A history of Japanese literature 2; the years
of isolation (The Macmillan Press, 1983; hardcover)


Dust jacket: some shelf wear and fading on front and back
panels and with faded spine, front and back wraps. Some
discolouration on front and back flaps. Lower edge of spine a
bit worn. The book itself is in very good condition, except for
the edges of the covers and spine, which are a bit worn. No
notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 65,00 + postage and packing


- Shuichi Kato: A history of Japanese literature 3; the modern
years (The Macmillan Press, 1983; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Some shelf wear and with edges a bit worn. Quite a bit of fading on
front panel, and a bit of fading on back panel. Also faded spine and front and
back wraps. Some discolouration on front and back flaps. The book itself is in
very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Carl Steenstrup: A history of law in Japan until 1868
(E. J. Brill, 1992; hardcover but published
without dust jacket)


Spine somewhat faded, but book otherwise in very
good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Ōyama Shirō: A man with no talents; memoirs of a Tokyo day
laborer (Cornell University Press, 2005; hardcover)


Dust jacket: some shelf wear and with faded spine. Upper edge of
front and back flaps also faded. The book itself is in very good
condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Royall Tyler: A reading of The Tale of Genji
(Arthur Nettleton, 2014; paperback)


Cover has a bit of shelf wear and slightly
bumped corners. Front cover curves a bit
and has a crease at the lower edge. Spine
is faded, and some of the pages also
slightly bumped corners but no notes,
highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 50,00 + postage and packing


- Richard A. Colignon and Chikako Usui: Amakudari; the hidden fabric
of Japan's economy (IRL Press, 2003; hardcover)


Dust jacket: some shelf wear and slightly worn edges, and with faded spine.
Panels also partially faded. The book itself is in very good condition.
No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Thomas R. H. Havens: Architects of affluence; the Tsutsumi
family and the Seibu-Saison enterprise in twentieth-
century Japan (Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard,
University 1994; paperback)


Cover has some shelf wear and slightly bumped corners. Some of the pages
also slightly bumped corners but no notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Jasper Sharp: Behind the pink curtain; the complete history of Japanese
sex cinema (FAB Press, 2008; paperback)


Some shelf wear. The spine is somewhat worn and creased, but otherwise
the book is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 70,00 + postage and packing


- Richard Henry Brunton: Building Japan 1868-1876
(Japan Library Ltd, 1991; hardcover)


Dust jacket: some shelf wear and with slightly faded spine.
The book itself is in very good condition. No notes,
highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 75,00 + postage and packing


- Philip C. Brown: Central authority and local autonomy in
the formation of early modern Japan; the case of Kaga
domain (Stanford University Press, 1993; hardcover)


Dust jacket: some shelf wear with a few wrinkles. Spine's top edge
a bit bumped. The book itself is in very good condition except for a
bumped top edge of spine. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 75,00 + postage and packing


- Junichiro Tanizaki: Childhood years; a memoir
(Flamingo, 1991 reprint; paperback)


Some shelf wear and spine faded. Front and back
covers also partially faded and with dents.
Pages have begun yellowing, but there are no
notes or highlighting, and there are no torn pages.
Price: DKK 35,00 + postage and packing


- Gavan McCormack: Client state; Japan in the American embrace
(Verso, 2007; paperback)


A little shelf wear but otherwise in very good condition. No notes, highlighting
or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Mette Laderrière (ed.): Danes in Japan 1868-1940; aspects of early
Danish-Japanese contacts (Akademisk Forlag, 1984; paperback)


Some shelf wear and spine slightly faded. A bit of discolouration on spine
and joints. Pages have begun yellowing a bit, but there are no notes or
highlighting, and there are no torn pages.
Price: DKK 35,00 + postage and packing


- Donald Keene: Dawn to the west; Japanese literature in the modern
era: fiction (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Quite a bit of shelf wear and some fading, with worn edges,
a few tears and scratches. The book itself is in very good condition, except
for the top edges of the covers which are slightly worn. No notes, highlighting
or torn pages.
Price: DKK 95,00 + postage and packing.


- Donald Keene: Dawn to the west; Japanese literature in the modern
era: poetry, drama, criticism (Holt, Rinehart and Winston,
1984; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Quite a bit of shelf wear and fading, with slightly worn
edges, a few dents and some dark patches/spots. The book itself is in
very good condition, except for the edges of the covers and spine which
are a bit worn. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 85,00 + postage and packing.


- Alex Kerr: Dogs and demons; the fall of modern Japan
(Penguin Books, 2001; paperback)


A little shelf wear and spine slightly faded. Pages have begun
yellowing, but there are no notes or highlighting, and there
are no torn pages.
Price: DKK 35,00 + postage and packing


- Richard B. Frank: Downfall; the end of the imperial Japanese empire
(Penguin Books, 2001 reprint; paperback)


A little shelf wear. Small dent on back cover. Pages have possibly begun yellowing
a little, but there are no notes or highlighting, and there are no torn pages.
Price: DKK 35,00 + postage and packing


- Susan B. Hanley and Kozo Yamamura: Economic and demographic
change in preindustrial Japan, 1600-1868 (Princeton University
Press, 1977; paperback)


Front and back covers have quite a bit of shelf wear, bumped corners and
somewhat dented top edges. They also curve a bit. Spine is discoloured and
with worn top and bottom edges. The back joint is somewhat scratched. Part
of text block also has bumped corners, but there are no notes, highlighting or
torn
pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Lee Butler: Emperor and aristocracy in Japan, 1467-1680; resilience and
renewal (Harvard University Asia Center, 2002; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Some shelf wear. Spine is faded, and also a bit of fading on front
panel. The book itself is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting
or torn pages.
Price: DKK 70,00 + postage and packing.


- Donald Keene: Emperor of Japan; Meiji and his world, 1852-1912
(Columbia University Press, 2002; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Some shelf wear and with slightly worn edges. The book
itself is in very good condition but with slightly bumped corners.
No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 100,00 + postage and packing.


- Ray Christensen: Ending the LDP hegemony; party cooperation in Japan
(University of Hawai'i Press, 2000; paperback)


Front and back covers have some shelf wear and slightly bumped corners.
They also curve a bit. Spine and joints are faded, and also some front cover
fading. Text block is is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn
pages.
Price: DKK 50,00 + postage and packing


- Kenkō: Essays in Idleness (trans. G. B. Sansom)
(Wordsworth Editions Limited, 1998; paperback)


Some shelf wear and front cover fading. Cover edges a bit worn, and pages
have begun yellowing, but not notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 20,00 + postage and packing


- Bjarke Frellesvig and Christian Morimoto Hermansen (eds.): Florilegium japonicum;
studies presented to Olof G. lidin on the occasion of his 70th birthday (Akademisk
Forlag, 1996; paperback)


A bit of shelf wear, and with spine slightly faded. Joints worn and with white patches.
Bottom edges of covers and spint are slightly worn. Free end paper has a dedication in
ballpoint pen from the editors to the present owner, but text block is clean with no
notes or highlighting, and there are no torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Donald Keene: Frog in the well; portraits of Japan by Watanabe
Kazan, 1793-1841 (Columbia University Press, 2006; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Quite a bit of shelf wear and some discolouration, with worn edges
and some scratch-like dents. The book itself is in very good condition, except for
the edges of the covers and spine which are somewhat worn. No notes, highlighting
or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- John Whitney Hall: Government and local power in Japan 500 to
1700; a study based on Bizen Province (Princeton University
Press, 1966; paperback)


Quie a bit of shelf wear and with faded spine and joints. Also some fading
along top edges of covers. The plastic film has started to loosen, especially
on front cover and spine. The text block is in very good condition with no
notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- William Wayne Farris: Heavenly warriors; the evolution of Japan's
military, 500-1300 (Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard
University, 1992/1995; paperback)


Some shelf wear and spine faded. Small parts of front and back covers also faded,
and front cover has a bumped corner. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- J. Edward Kidder, Jr.: Himiko and Japan’s elusive chiefdom
of Yamatai; archaeology, history, and mythology (University
of Hawai'i Press, 2007; hardcover)


Dust jacket: some shelf wear and with slightly worn edges,
including a minor tear. Spine is faded, but the book
itself is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting.
or torn pages.
Price: DKK 65,00 + postage and packing


- Tadayoshi Sakurai: Human bullets; a soldier’s story of the
Russo-Japanese war (Bison Books, 1999; paperback)


Spine and part of front cover faded. Book otherwise in very good
condition.No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Herman Ooms: Imperial politics and symbolics in ancient Japan;
the Tenmu dynasty, 650-800 (University of Hawai'i Press, 2009;
hardcover)


Dust jacket: some shelf wear on back and front panels. The book has two
slightly bumped corners but is otherwise in very good condition.
No notes, highlighting.
or torn pages.
Price: DKK 65,00 + postage and packing


- Committee for Compiling the Writings of the University of Tokyo Students Killed
in the War, the University of Tokyo Student Council (comp.): In the faraway
mountains and rivers; more voices from a lost generation of Japanese students
(The University of Scranton Press, 2005; paperback)


Some shelf wear on back and front covers, and with bumped corner at top edge of front cover.
Some pages also have bumped corners, but text block otherwise in very good condition. No
notes, highlighting, or torn pages.
Price: DKK 35,00 + postage and packing


- David J. Lu: Japan; a documentary history (M. E. Sharpe, 1997;
hardcover but published without dust jacket)


Spine is quite faded and with somewhat bumped edges. Also a bit of
fading at the top of front and back covers. The back cover's top edge
itself is quite faded, the front cover's top edge less so. The inside of the
back cover, along the edge of the paste down end paper, is also quite
faded. Otherwise very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn
pages.
Price: DKK 75,00 + postage and packing


- George B. Sansom: Japan in world history (Charles E. Tuttle, 1997 reprint; paperback)


Some shelf wear on back and front covers, and with spine and joints faded. Otherwise
in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 25,00 + postage and packing


- Steven K. Vogel: Japan remodeled; how government and industry are
reforming Japanese capitalism (Cornell University Press, 2007
reprint; paperback)


A little shelf wear on back and front covers but otherwise in very good condition.
No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Alastair Phillips and Julian Stringer (eds.): Japanese cinema; texts and contexts
(Routledge, 2007; paperback)


A bit of shelf wear on back and front covers, which also have slightly bumped
corners. Otherwise in very good condition. No notes, highlighting.
or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Bradley Richardson: Japanese democracy; power, coordination, and performance
(Yale University Press, 1997; paperback)


Quite a bit of shelf wear and discolouration on back and front covers, which also have bumped
corners and slightly worn edges. Back cover has some dents with creases. Front cover also dented
at top edge. Bottom edge of one of the joints has also been bumped, with creases spreading unto
spine. Further creases on the spine along the edge of the other joint. The text block has some slightly
bumped corners but has no notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 50,00 + postage and packing


- Steven R. Reed (ed.): Japanese electoral politics; creating a new party system
(RoutledgeCurzon, 2003; hardcover but published without dust jacket)


Some shelf wear on back and front covers but otherwise in very good condition.
No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Bernard Soulié: Japanese erotism (Omega Books, 1981; hardcover)


Dust jacket: some shelf wear on back and front panels. Back panel,
spine and flaps somewhat discoloured and with worn top edges.
Also some discolouration on dust jacket's reverse side. Front panel/
joint has a c. 1 cm tear and a bit of fading. There is also a scratch on
the front panel. The book itself is in very good condition. No notes,
highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Jennifer Amyx and Peter Drysdale (eds.): Japanese governance; beyond Japan
Inc. (RoutledgeCurzon, 2003; hardcover but published without dust jacket)


A bit of shelf wear on back and front covers, with a few dents. Otherwise in very good condition.
No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 65,00 + postage and packing


- W. G. Beasley: Japanese imperialism, 1894-1945 (Oxford University Press,
1987; paperback)


Both covers have a bit of shelf wear and slightly bumped corners. The front
cover curves a bit. The book is otherwise in very good condition. No notes,
highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Richard Katz: Japanese phoenix; the long road to economic revival
(M. E. Sharpe, 2003; paperback)


A bit of shelf wear on back and front covers. Front cover curves a bit.
Otherwise in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- William Wayne Farris: Japan's medieval population; famine, fertility,
and warfare in a transformative age (University of Hawai'i
Press, 2006; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Some shelf wear and with a few dents. Lower edge of spine slightly
worn, but the book itself is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or
torn pages.
Price: DKK 65,00 + postage and packing


- Roy Andrew Miller: Japan's modern myth; the language and beyond
(Weatherhill, 1982; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Quite a bit of shelf wear and, on back and front panels, a bit of fading.
The book itself is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- J. E. Hoare: Japan's treaty ports and foreign settlements; the univited guests,
1858-1899 (Japan Library, 1994; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Some shelf wear and, on both panels, some scratches
and a bit of fading. Also small tear in back panel and smallholes in
front panel. Spine is faded. Small holes and scratches on the book's
front cover (corresponding to those on dust jacket's front panel), and
one bumped corner on back cover. Book's spine has a small dent. No
notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Donald L. Philippi (translation and introduction): Kojiki
(University of Tokyo Press, 1968 reprint; paperback)


Some shelf wear on front and back covers. A small crease at the
lower edge of front cover. Spine faded and with some patchy
discolouration. Also slight fading on front cover. Text block in
very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto: Kurosawa; film studies and Japanese cinema
(Duke University Press, 2003 reprint; paperback)


Some shelf wear. Front and back covers' corners slightly bumped, and spine slightly
faded. Otherwise very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 65,00 + postage and packing


- Nakamura Takafusa: Lectures on modern Japanese economic history,
1926-1994 (LTCB International Library Foundation, 1994; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Quite a bit of shelf wear and with rather worn edges.
A few scratch-like dents on back panel. Spine is faded, and also
fading along upper edges of panels and flaps. Book's back cover
has a bumped corner and its lower edge has a small dent. Spine
The text block is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or
torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Japan Memorial Society for the Students Killed in the War - Wadatsumi
Society (comp.): Listen to the voices from the sea; writings of the fallen
Japanese students (The University of Scranton Press, 2000; paperback)


Front and back cover have quite a bit of shelf wear and
slightly bumped corners. Front cover curves a bit, but
the text block is in very good condition. No notes,
highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- John Nathan: Mishima; a biography (Charles E. Tuttle, 1974; paperback)


Some shelf wear on both covers and with faded spine. The spine also has a few wrinkles
and some discolouration. The text block is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or
torn pages.
Price: DKK 50,00 + postage and packing


- Kurt Singer: Mirror, sword and jewel; the geometry of Japanese life
(Kodansha International, 1973; paperback)


Some shelf wear on both covers and with faded spine.
The cover's plastic film has begun peeling off slightly
at back cover's bottom corner. The pages have begun
yellowing, but they contain no notes or highlighting,
nor are there any torn pages.
Price: DKK 25,00 + postage and packing


- Chalmers Johnson: MITI and the Japanese miracle; the growth
of industrial policy, 1925-1975 (Stanford University Press,
1982; paperback)


Some shelf wear on both covers and spine. The covers' corners
are a bit bumped, as are the coners of some of the pages. The text
block is otherwise in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or
torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Donald Keene: Modern Japanese diaries; the Japanese at home and abroard
as revealed through their diaries (Henry Holt and Company, 1995; paperback)


Quite a bit of shelf wear on both covers and spine. Top edge of front cover's joint
has been bumped, causing a dent and and wrinkles on cover and spine. Pages
have begun yellowing but there are no notes or highlighting, and there are no torn
pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- W. G. Aston (translation): Nihongi; chronicles of Japan from the earliest
times to A. D. 697 (Charles E. Tuttle, 1972; paperback)


Some shelf wear on back and front covers, and with spine and joints faded.
Covers also faded along the joints and with slightly bumped corners. Back
cover has a few dents. Text block is in very good condition. No notes,
highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 35,00 + postage and packing


- Olof G. Lidin: Ogyū Sorai's Discourse on Government (Seidan); an annotated
translation (Harrassowitz Verlag, 1999; paperback)


Covers have slightly bumped corners and slightly worn upper and lower edges.
Spine also with slightly worn edges. Text block in very good condition with no
notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 65,00 + postage and packing


- Olof G. Lidin: Ogyu Sorai's Distinguishing the Way; an annotated English
translation of the Bendo (Sophia University, 1970; hardcover)


Dust jacket: front and back panels have quite a bit of shelf wear with a
bit of discolouration and also partial fading. The front panel has a small
scratch and worn top and bottom edges. The front wrap is also worn and
faded. The spine is faded and with worn edges and small scratches. The
book itself is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Helen Craig McCullough: Ōkagami - The Great Mirror; Fujiwara Michinaga
(966-1027) and his times (Princeton University Press, 1980; hardcover)


Dust jacket: quite a bit of shelf wear and with worn edges. Back panel has a 2 cm tear.
Quite a bit of discolouration on the dust jacket’s reverse side. Also quite a bit of
discolouration on the book’s covers and spine and a bit on text block's fore and foot
edges. The pages contain no notes or highlighting, nor are they torn.
Price: DKK 50,00 + postage and packing


- Gerald L. Curtis (ed.): Policymaking in Japan;defining the role of politicians
(Japan Center for International Exchange, 2002; paperback)


A bit of shelf wear and fading/discolouration on front and back covers. Spine also
faded, but otherwise in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Ofer Feldman (ed.): Political psychology in Japan; behind the nails
that sometimes stick out (and get hammered down) (Nova Science
Publishers, 1999; hardcover but published without dust jacket)


Some shelf wear on front and back covers. Back cover has slightly bumped
corners and some scratches and dents. Bottom edge of spine lightly bumped.
Bottom edge of front cover also bumped, with a tear and creases. Free end
paper has a red stamp (c. 6,5 cm x 1,3 cm) saying 'STRAND ANNEX'. The text
block is in very good condition. The pages contain no notes or highlighting, nor
are they torn.
Price: DKK 50,00 + postage and packing


- William Wayne Farris: Population, disease, and land in early Japan, 645-900
(Council on East Asian Studies, Harvard University, and the Harvard-
Yenching Institute, 1985; paperback)


A little shelf wear, but otherwise in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Robert J. Kisala and Mark R. Mullins (eds.): Religion and social crisis in Japan;
understanding Japanese society through the Aum affair (Palgrave, 2001;
hardcover but published without dust jacket)


A little shelf wear on front and back covers. Top edge of back joint/back cover slightly
bumped. Spine slightly faded. Otherwise the book is in very good condition. No notes,
highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 65,00 + postage and packing


- Mark J. Hudson: Ruins of identity; ethnogenesis in the Japanese islands
(University of Hawai'i Press, 1999; paperback)


Some shelf wear. Front and back covers slightly bowed at corners and have some wrinkles.
No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Haru Matsukata Reischauer: Samurai and silk; a Japanese and American
(The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1986; paperback)


Both covers have some shelf wear and slightly bumped corners. There
is a wrinkle on front cover. Spine and joints are very faded and with worn
edges. Also some fading at the top of front cover and quite a bit on back
cover. The text block is in very good condition. The pages contain no
notes or highlighting, and there are no torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Donald Keene: Seeds in the heart; Japanese literature from earliest
times to the late sixteenth century (Henry Holt and Company,
1993; paperback)


Some shelf wear on both covers and, especially on front cover, quite a bit
of curvature. Also bumped corners, wrinkles and scratch-like dents. Joints
somewhat worn and with discolouration and bumped top and bottom edges,
causing wrinkles and a tear at spine's bottom edge. Top edge of spine also
worn. Patchy discolouration on text block's fore and top edges. Text block
also has some bumped corners and partially curved pages. But the pages
contain no notes or highlighting, and there are no torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Christopher P. Hood: Shinkansen; from bullet train to symbol of modern Japan
(Routledge, 2006; paperback)


Quite a bit of shelf wear on front and back covers. Both covers also have a slightly bumped corner
and slightly worn edges. Otherwise in very good condition with no notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Donald Keene: So lovely a country will never perish; wartime diaries
of Japanese writers (Columbia University Press, 2010; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Some shelf wear. Spine's edges are worn. Also a few wrinkles at
back panel's bottom edge. The book itself is in very good condition. No notes,
highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Ryusaku Tsunoda, Wm. Theodore de Bary and Donald Keene (comp.): Sources of
Japanese tradition, vol. I (Columbia University Press, 1964; paperback)


Covers have slightly bumped corners. Spine is faded, and front cover is partially faded
The book is otherwise in very good condition with no notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Ryusaku Tsunoda, Wm. Theodore de Bary and Donald Keene (comp.): Sources of
Japanese tradition, vol. II (Columbia University Press, 1964; paperback)


Covers and a small part of text block have slightly bumped corners. Spine is
discoloured (due to fading) and also has a small tear at bottom edge. The book
is otherwise in very good condition with no notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- John W. Hall and Marius B. Jansen (eds.): Studies in the institutional history
of early modern Japan (Princeton University Press, 1968; hardcover)


No dust jacket. Some shelf wear and discolouration on both covers, and with slightly
bumped and worn coners. More discolouration on one of the joints/spine, on the bottom
edges of covers and on the top and fore edges of text block. Edges of spine also bumped/
worn. There is a small dent on the top edge of the back cover. A previous owner has written
his name on the free end paper with a ballpoint pen, but the pages are clean, and there are
no torn pages.
Price: DKK 50,00 + postage and packing


- James S. de Benneville: Tales of the samurai (KPI, 1986 reprint; paperback)


Front and back covers have some shelf wear, discolouration, and with slightly
bumped or worn corners and worn edges. Both covers also curves somewhat.
Back cover has some dents/grooves. The spine is also uniformly discoloured.
The text block is in very good condition with no notes or highlighting, and
there are no torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- George W. Perkins (translation and introduction): The clear mirror; a
chronicle of the Japanese court during the Kamakura period (1185-1333)
(Stanford University Press, 1998; hardcover)


Dust jacket: some shelf wear and, on front panel, a blotch/discolouration. Also, spine
and back panel quite faded, part of front panel and flaps also partially faded.
The book itself is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Karen Brazell (translation): The confessions of Lady Nijō
(Zenith books, 1983; paperback)


Some shelf wear with small dents/grooves and bumped corners.
There is a price tag on back cover, and the spine is faded and with
some discolouration/blotches. The joints and the covers, along the
joints, are also faded. The pages are quite yellowed but there are no
notes or highlighting, and there are no torn pages.
Price: DKK 35,00 + postage and packing


- Beatrice M. Bodart-Bailey: The dog shogun; the personality and policies
of Tokugawa Tsunayoshi (University of Hawai'i Press, 2006; hardcover)


Dust jacket: some shelf wear, and the spine, especially, somewhat faded. The book itself is in
very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 70,00 + postage and packing


- W. G. Beasley: The Japanese experience; a short history of Japan
(University of California Press, 2000; paperback)


Some shelf wear but otherwise in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or
torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Tsuru Kotaro: The Japanese market economy system: its strengths and
weaknesses (LTCB International Library Foundation, 1996; hardcover)


Dust jacket: some shelf wear, and with faded spine and joints. Also fading
along top edge of back flap. Front panel has two small holes, and the bottom
edge of back panel has a small tear. Top and bottom edges of spine are a bit
worn. But the book itself is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or
torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Ofer Feldman: The Japanese political personality
(The Macmillan Press, 2000; hardcover)


Dust jacket: some shelf wear and a c. 3 cm cut
in back panel. But the book itself is in very good
condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Ryotaro Shiba: The last shogun; the life of shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobi
(Kodansha International, 1998; hardcover)


Dust jacket: A little shelf wear and with faded spine and joints. Spine's bottom edge
worn and with a small tear. Text book itself is in very good condition.
No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Olof G. Lidin: The life of Ogyū Sorai; a Tokugawa confucian philosopher
(Studenterlitteratur, 1973; paperback)


Covers have quite a bit of shelf wear and are altogether worn with white lines and
spots, a few wrinkles, bumped corners and worn edges. Back cover also have four
shallow grooves and is faded at top edge. Spine is also faded and worn. Text block is
in very good condition with no notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 40,00 + postage and packing


- A. L. Sadler: The maker of modern Japan; the life of shogun Tokugawa
Ieyasu (Charles E. Tuttle, 1978 reprint; paperback)


Some shelf wear on back and front covers, and with spine and joints faded. Covers
also have slightly bumped coners and worn edges. There is a blotch/some discolouration
on fore edge of text block and its top edge has begun yellowing. Text block also has slightly
bumped corners. A previous owner has pasted an ex-libris to the free end paper and written
on the paper with a ballpoint pen. Text block contains no notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 25,00 + postage and packing


- Yasuhiro Nakasone: The making of the new Japan; reclaiming the political
mainstream (Curzon Press, 1999; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Some shelf wear and with somewhat worn edges. Spine quite faded.
Book's front cover has a bumped corner, and spine's lower edge also bumped and
worn. Text block is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Peter N. Dale: The myth of Japanese uniqueness
(Routledge, 1995 reprint; paperback)


Front and back cover have some shelf wear,
wrinkles and slightly bumped corners. Spine also
faded. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Michael S. F. Gorman: The quest for Kibi and the true origins of Japan
(Orchid Press, 1999; paperback)


Quite a bit of some shelf wear, including small dents in covers and spine
Spine faded and also some fading on covers and flaps. Upper edge of covers,
spine and flaps a bit worn/dented, and covers have bumped corners. Text
block in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 50,00 + postage and packing


- Iris Chang: The rape of Nanking; the forgotten holocaust
of World War II (Penguin Books 1997; paperback)


Front and back covers have a bit of shelf wear and worn edges
and curve a bit. There is some discolouration on back cover and
a bumped corner on front cover. The spine is faded and the pages
have begun yellowing. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 30,00 + postage and packing


- Timon Screech: The shogun's painted culture; fear and creativity
in the Japanese states, 1760-1829 (Reaktion Books, 2000;
paperback)


Some shelf wear on front and back covers. Top edge corner of
front cover, top edges of joints and spine are bumped and with
wrinkles and a crack in front joint. Some of text block corners
also bumped/bent, but text block otherwise invery good
condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 50,00 + postage and packing


- Frank J. Schwartz and Susan J. Pharr (eds.): The state of civil society in Japan
(Cambridge University Press, 2003; paperback)


Some shelf wear and a little fading on front cover along the spine. But otherwise
in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 65,00 + postage and packing


- Thomas J. Cogan (translation and introduction): The tale of the Soga brothers
(University of Tokyo Press, 1987; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Some shelf wear. Spine faded and with worn edges. Also back and front
wraps have worn edges. A bit of fading on front and back flaps. Panels have some dark
blotches. Front panel also with a few small holes and scratches and a 4 cm long tear. The
book itself is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- George B. Sansom: The western world and Japan; a study in the interaction
of european and asiatic cultures (Charles E. Tuttle, 1977 reprint; paperback)


Some shelf wear on back and front covers, and with spine and joints faded. Otherwise
in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 35,00 + postage and packing


- Pierre François Souyri: The world turned upside down; medieval
Japanese society (Pimlico, 2002; paperback)


Some shelf wear, and spine a bit faded. Covers have bumped
corners, and bottom edge of spine and back joint also bumped.
Front cover's bottom edge has a dent. The pages have begun
yellowing, and a few of them have bumped corners. But they
contain no notes or highlighting, and there are no torn pages.
notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Donald Philippi (translation): This wine of peace, this wine of laughter;
a complete anthology of Japan's earliest songs (Grossman Publishers,
1968; hardcover)


No dust jacket. A bit of fading at the top of the covers. Top edges also slightly faded.
Otherwise the book itself is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn
pages.
Price: DKK 70,00 + postage and packing


- Donald Keene: Travellers of a hundred ages; the Japanese as revealed through
1,000 years of diaries (Henry Holt and Company, 1989; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Some shelf wear, fading, and small tears. Edges somewhat worn. The book
itself is in very good condition, except for the edges of the covers and spine, which are a
bit worn. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 80,00 + postage and packing


- Thomas Lamarre: Uncovering Heian Japan; an archaeology of
sensation and inscription (Duke University Press, 2000; paperback)


Some shelf wear, and spine a bit faded. But otherwise in very good condition. No
notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Joy Hendry: Understanding Japanese society (2nd edition)
(Routledge 1995; paperback)


Some shelf wear on front and back covers. Spine is
faded, and the covers partially faded. Front cover has
a bumped corner and a wrinkle at top edge. Bottom edge
of back joint bumped and wrinkled. The text block is in very
good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 50,00 + postage and packing


- Jeffrey P. Mass: Warrior government in early medieval Japan; a
study, of the Kamakura Bakufu, shugo, and jitō (Yale University
Press, 1974; hardcover)


No dust jacket. The lower edge of the spine is slightly bumped. The covers' top
edges are slightly faded. The top edge of the front cover has a small dent. The
book is otherwise in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 65,00 + postage and packing


- Donald Keene: World within walls; Japanese literature of the pre-modern era,
1600-1867 (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976; hardcover)


Dust jacket: quite a bit of shelf wear and fading with one or two dark patches. Edges
have small tears and are generally worn. The book itself is in very good condition,
except for the edges of the covers and spine which are a bit worn. No notes,
highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 80,00 + postage and packing


- Luciana Galliano: Yōgaku; Japanese music in the twentieth century
(Scarecrow Press, 2002; hardcover but published without dust jacket)


Some shelf wear. Otherwise very good condition.
No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 65,00 + postage and packing


- Helen Craig McCullough (translation and introduction): Yoshitsune
(Stanford University Press, 1971; hardcover)


No dust jacket. Very little shelf wear. Otherwise very good condition.
No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 75,00 + postage and packing


- Horst Hammitzsch: Zen in the art of the tea ceremony
(Penguin Books 1982 reprint; paperback)


Some shelf wear and discolouration on front and back covers,
and with faded spine. Covers curve slightly, and front cover has
a smallish, triangular scraping. Pages have begun yellowing, but
there are no notes or highlighting, and there are no torn pages.
Price: DKK 20,00 + postage and packing


Japanese-language books:

- Nagazumi Yasuaki and Shimada Isao (revision and annotation): Hōgen
monogatari ・Heike monogatari (Iwanami Shōten, 1961; hardcover;
published without dust jacket but with slipcase)


Slipcase has a bit of shelf wear, slightly worn corners and a little discolouration.
The book itself is in very good condition. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 75,00 + postage and packing


- Watanabe Yosuke: Kantō chūshin Ashikaga jidai no kenkyū
(Shin Jinbutsu Ōraisha, 1926, revised edition 1995;
hardcover; published without dust jacket but with
slipcase)


Slipcase has a bit of shelf wear, and top edge corner of front
panel is bumped. The book itself is in very good condition. No
notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 65,00 + postage and packing


- Kokubo Ken'ichi, Sasano Masayuki, Masumoto Sen'ichirō and Shibata Mitsuo:
Sukashi tsuba (Kōgei Shuppan, 1968; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Some shelf wear and worn top edges, including a small tear on both front
back panel. Spine and joints rather discoloured and with worn edges. Top edges of wraps
also worn. The book itself is in very good condition, except for the bottom edge of
covers and spine, which are worn and with a few small dents. No notes, highlighting
or torn pages.
Price: DKK 60,00 + postage and packing


- Nagahara Keiji: Taikei Nihon no rekishi 6; nairan to minshū no seiki
(Shōgakukan, 1988; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Some shelf wear and worn edges, and spine and back panel very
faded. Front panel, flaps and wraps also quite faded. The book itself is in very
good condition, though top and bottom cover edges are a bit worn. No notes,
highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Wakita Haruko: Taikei Nihon no rekishi 7; sengoku daimyō
(Shōgakukan, 1988; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Some shelf wear and worn edges, and spine and back panel very
faded. Front panel, flaps and wraps also quite faded. Spine has a small blotch
and some scratching. The book itself is in very good condition, though top
and bottom of cover edges are a bit worn. No notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing


- Asao Naohiro: Taikei Nihon no rekishi 8; tenka ittō
(Shōgakukan, 1988; hardcover)


Dust jacket: Some shelf wear and worn edges,
and spine very faded. Panels, flaps and wraps also
quite faded. The book itself has three slightly bumped
corners but is otherwise in very good condition. No
notes, highlighting or torn pages.
Price: DKK 55,00 + postage and packing

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