Japan

Green Willow. James, ed/Goble ill. Macmillan, 1923/1910, 3rd trade ed.

Green Willow and other Japanese Fairy Tales.

A collection of Japanese tales and legends from various sources: from the author's memory, from plays, and from the Ko-ji-ki or Record of Ancient Matters .. some newly translated. Beautifully illustrated by Goble. NOTE: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD.

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$65.00

 

The Village Tree, written and illustrated by Taro Yashima, 1st printing. SIGNED

The Village Tree.

Yashima's third book, memories of his childhood painted and written for his daughter Momo. Life for children in his village centered around a huge tree. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR/ARTIST IN ENGLISH AND JAPANESE WITH DRAWING OF CHILD FLYING KITE AND CHOP Note: This Book has been sold.

$200.00

 

The Princes Fire-Flash & Fire-Fade by Mrs. James. Griffith/Kobunsha.

The Princes Fire-Flash & Fire-Fade.

NOTE: This copy has been SOLD.

$125.00

 

14268 The Old Man Who Made the Dead Trees Blossom. Tokyo: T. Hasegawa, 38 Yotsuy

The Old Man Who Made the Dead Trees Blossom.

A Japanese woodblock crepe paper fairy tale.

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$135.00

 

5752 The Mighty Prince - Takeichi/ Yoshimasa,

The Mighty Prince.

The legend of a powerful and wealthy prince who continues to wage war until a small girl shows him a way to happiness. Japanese brush paintings on thick ivory paper illustrate broad landscapes and active figures. Originally published in Japan.  Note: This book has been SOLD

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$20.00

 

16493 The Animal Frolic - Toba Soja

The Animal Frolic.

12th Century Japanese Art (the Shoji Gig or Scroll of Animals) with a text by Velum Lerner and a tribute by Taro Yashima. The scroll, which resides in the Temple of Kozanji in Kyoto, has been reproduced in its entirety in this thoughtfully designed book.

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$35.00

 

3240 Woodpecker Forest - Tejima.

Woodpecker Forest.

Beautiful woodcut illustrations tell the story of a young woodpecker fledgling leaving the nest for a nearby tree..

$35.00

 

Battle of the Monkey and the Crab, Japanese Fairy Tales Series No. 3.

Battle of the Monkey and the Crab

A very bright, relatively modern, Japanese woodblock crepe paper book. A nice gift. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

$110.00

 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar. (Japanese edition)

The Japanese calligraphy brings out the handsome design of this book.

$55.00

 

The Rolling Rice Ball.

An old man gained welcome to the mouse community underground when his rice ball rolled down their hole, but then he became too greedy. Note: This Book Has Been Sold.

$10.00

 

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