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THE PICTURE STORY OF JAPAN

by Carr, Rachel

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1962
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NY: David McKay, 1962. Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Very good, clipped dustjacket. Dj has small chips missing from upper front edge and a closed edge tear to lower for edge. In publisher's reinforced binding this is NOT a library discard. . First Printing. Illus. by Kazue Mizamura.
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KEIKO'S BUBBLE

by Lewis, Janet, Illustrated by Kazue Mizumura

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NY: Doubleday, 1961 Hard Cover. Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket. First Edition. Dj spine and edges somewhat age darkened. Very light bump to lower corner of book. Keiko wants a doll for the Festival of the Dolls, but gets a very different gift instead..
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THE GREEDY ONE

by Martin, Patricia Miles, Illustrated by Kazue Mizumura

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Chicago: Rand McNally, 1964 Hard Cover. First Edition. 64 pages, reinforced cloth. Near Fine in a Near Fine, clipped dustjacket. Story about Boys' Day in Japan & about Japanese family & community life. In publishers library binding, NOT a library discard..
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SUMI & THE GOAT & THE TOKYO EXPRESS

by Uchida, Yoshiko, Illustrated by Kazue Mizamura

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NY Scribners 1969. Hard Cover First Edition. Near Fine in a near fine, clipped dj. Upper corners of book lightly bumped. In Scribner Library binding, NOT a library discard..
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MADE IN JAPAN

by Spencer, Cornelia

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1963
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NY: Knopf, 1963. Hard Cover. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Illustrated by Richard Powers and with photographs. Dj lightly edge worn and a bit shelf rubbed. "The story of a country's arts and crafts.. First Edition.
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THE SEA OF GOLD and Other Tales From Japan

by Uchida, Yoshiko

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1965
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NY: Scribners, 1965. Dj lightly edge worn with one closed edge tear to lower back edge, lower corner of book lightly bumped.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+ Dustjacket. Illus. by Marianne Yamaguchi.
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IN-BETWEEN MIYA

by Uchida, Yoshiko, Illustrated by Susan Bennett

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NY Scribners 1967. Hard Cover. VERY FINE in a FINE, CLIPPED DUSTJACKET. First Edition. Set in modern Japan. Illustrated by Susan Bennet..
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THE HONORABLE SWORD

by Lewis, Mildred, Illustrated by Panos Ghikas

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1960 Hard Cover. FIRST EDITION REVIEW COPY. 192 pages, cloth. Story of two boys whose home & family have been destroyed struggling to recapture the Honorable Sword, the only remaining symbol of their family's glory. Set in feudal Japan. VERY GOOD+ in lightly worn dustjacket..
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SIGEMI A JAPANESE VILLAGE GIRL

by Kirk, Ruth

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Harcourt, Brace & World NY 1965 Hard Cover. FINE in a NEAR FINE, CLIPPED DJ. FIRST EDITION. Illustrated with photos by Ira Spring, 48pgs. In publishers library binding, not a library discard..
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THE TALE OF THE MANDARIN DUCKS

by PATERSON, KATHERINE, Illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon

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NY: Dutton, 1990 Hard Cover. FINE in a Fine dustjacket. FIRST EDITION. Paterson retells a popular Japanese folktale about a pair of Mandarin ducks. Illus in watercolor & pastel paintings in the style of 18th c. Japanese woodcuts..
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JOEY THE CLOWN (THE COMEDIANS).

by Kabalevsky, D.B.

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London: Warne, (1974) Hard Cover. NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE dustjacket. A Fanatasia Pictorial . Illustrated by Saburo Watanabe. Adapted by Keisuke Tsutsui. Translated by Ann Herring. 1975 Reprint. 28 pages, boards. Original 20th c. parable by a leading humorist of modern Japan. .
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LANTERN IN THE VALLEY

by Griffish, Faye, Illustrated by Vera Bock

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NY: Macmillan, 1957. Hard Cover. Very Good+ in a Very Good Dustjacket. FIRST PRINTING REVIEW COPY. 136 pgs, cloth. Story of a peasant family of Japan & of the festivals & name days important in their lives..
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THE SEA AND I

by Nakawatari, Harutaka

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NY: FS&G, (1992) Illus by author. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. REVIEW COPY. 31 pgs, boards. Story of a boy living on the coast of Japan who awaits his father's return from fishing on a day when a storm comes up. Japanese artist's first picture book. FINE in FINE dustjacket..
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OF NIGHTINGALES THAT WEEP

by PATERSON, KATHERINE

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NY: Crowell, 1974 171 pages, boards. Story of the daughter of a samurai set in feudal Japan.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine Dustjacket. Illus. by Haru Wells.
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KOBO AND THE WISHING PICTURES

by Baruch, Dorothy

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Japan: Charles Tuttle, 1964 Printed in Japan. 63 pgs, cloth. Kobo's father paints so many wishing pictures for his customers that he has no time to paint one for Kobo. 16 full pg color illus & numerous in blk/white. Previous owner's ink name. Chipped dustjacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Yoshie Noguchi.
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THE MASTER PUPPETEER.

by Paterson, Katherine.

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Crowell, (1975) First edition, first printing. Illustrated by Jaru Wells. 179 pgs, cloth. Story of a 13 year old boy who lives in the world of Osaka's Bunraku theater puppeteers in the 18th c. & describes the poverty he witnesses. 1977 National Book Award Winner, no award medal on dust jacket. Near Fine in a Very Good+ Dust… Read more
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THE OGRE AND HIS BRIDE

by Kishi, Nami

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New York Parents' Magazine Press 1971. Hard Cover. Fine, no dj. Illustrated by Shosuke Fukuda. First edition..
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Anno's U. S. A. (Sandcastle Ser.)

by Anno, Mitsumasa

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First Edition Limited
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New York: Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers, 1983 Illustrated by author. Hard Cover. Near Fine in a Fine Slipcase. Limited/Numbered. SIGNED by Author/illustator. Limited edtion #263 of 1000, signed in Japanese by Anno. Small crease to lower signature page, spine of book slightly slanted.. First Edition Limited.
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GIRL FROM THE SNOW COUNTRY

by Hidaka, Masako

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NY: Kane/Miller, (1986) Illustrated by author. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 32 pgs, boards. Mi-Chan, a young Japanese girl, enjoys the falling snow as it piles up in her village. FINE as issued w/o d-w.. Hard Cover.
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THE FRIENDS

by Yumoto, Kazumi; Hirano, Cathy (translator)

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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1996 Hard Cover. Very Fine in a Very Fine dustjacket. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Dj very lightly shelf rubbed. Old store stock in unread condition..
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