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1 Apter, David E. and Sawa, Nagayo AGAINST THE STATE: Politics and Social Protest in Japan
Cambridge, Massachushetts and London, England: Harvard University Press, 1984. 0674009207 / 9780674009202 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in an illustrated dust jacket. 
A look at social protest in Japan by examining the controversial construction of the New Tokyo International Airport. 271 pp., including notes, index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Baker, Richard M., Jr. THE REVOLT OF ZENGO TAKAKUWA
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1962). First edition. Hardcover. Stain on lower page edges, else very good in chipped dust jacket. 
A novel written by an American from the Japanese point of view set during the war in the Pacific. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Baker, Richard M., Jr. THE REVOLT OF ZENGO TAKAKUWA
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, (1962). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 
One of the few novels written by an American from the Japanese point of view set during the war in the Pacific. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Lupoff, Richard A. SWORD OF THE DEMON
New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, (1976). 0060127171 / 9780060127176 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine; in a wraparound illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of rubbing. Beautiful dragon pencil drawing jacket illustration by Maxi Chan. 
A fantastic, "sensuous and exotic" odyssey rooted in Japanese mythology and "filled with wonder and warfare." SIGNED by the author to the title-page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Melville, James A SORT OF SAMURAI
New York: St. Martin's, (1981). 0312745583 / 9780312745585 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a dust jacket with some light rubbing and shelfwear. 
A Superintendent Otani mystery. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Melville, James THE BOGUS BUDDHA
New York: Scribner's, (1991). 0684192470 / 9780684192475 First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Faint stain on top page edge, else near fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A Superintendent Otani mystery from the acclaimed author of A HAIKU FOR HANAE. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Ozaki, Motoharu & Sato, Kanzan SAMURAI ARMOUR, SWORDS AND GUARDS [title roughly translated from the Japanese]
[Tokyo]: [Shogakkan], [1972]. Third edition. Decorative cloth with a light grey spine, Japanese spine titles in gold, red, and brown. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket; in an illustrated cardboard slipcase (slightly scratched). Quarto. 250 pages. 186 full-color photographic plates and 121 black-and-white illustrations. 
Volume 21of a series of 30 volumes on Japanese culture and art. With the exception of English identification of plates, the text is in Japanese. The 186 plates display Samurai armour, swords, daggers, and sword guards, all in beautiful color. Scarce! 
Price: 250.00 USD
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