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Japan Antique Lacquer Book Table
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our Kyoto Japan acquisitions A fine "Sutra" reading stand and book lovers delight! An important one-of-a-kind black and gold lacquer portable "Sutra" book lecturn table - Hou...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Edo Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood, Lacquer

  • Japan  Antique Lacquer Book Table
  • Japan  Antique Lacquer Book Table
  • Japan  Antique Lacquer Book Table
  • Japan  Antique Lacquer Book Table
H 19 in. W 17 in. D 13 in.
Jean Michel-Basquiat, King for a Decade, 1997 Book
By Taka Kawachi
Located in London, GB
Published by Korinsha Press, 1997. “Since I was 17, I thought I might be a star”. This book couples a look into Basquiat's art and life, through a series of interviews with his...
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1990s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Arma Book Shelf
By Japanese Studio
Located in Sammu-city, JP
The deep brown colour of this shelf gives it a classic look. This shelf has been designed in the traditional French antique style, but with a different colour combination on the back...
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2010s Japanese French Provincial Shelves and Wall Cabinets

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Wood

  • Arma Book Shelf
  • Arma Book Shelf
  • Arma Book Shelf
  • Arma Book Shelf
H 74.81 in. W 35.44 in. D 15.75 in.
Vintage Jean-Michel Basquiat Japanese Book
By Jean-Michel Basquiat
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Jean-Michel Basquiat Rare vintage Japanese publication from 1997 which chronicles the life of Basquiat and the feature film by Julian Schnabel. Includes great early photos of the ar...
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Vintage 1980s Books

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Paper

Antique Japanese Ehon Book Meiji Era
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Japanese Ehon Book Meiji Era, but details are unknown Woodblack print book Book dimensions 266 mm x 190 mm There are damages because it is antique item as we show on t...
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Antique 1890s Japanese Edo Books

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Paper

  • Antique Japanese Ehon Book Meiji Era
  • Antique Japanese Ehon Book Meiji Era
  • Antique Japanese Ehon Book Meiji Era
  • Antique Japanese Ehon Book Meiji Era
H 8.9 in. W 6.26 in. D 0.4 in.
Japanese Style Vintage Decorating Hardcover Book
By Suzanne Sleisin
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Japanese Style vintage decorating hardcover book Authors Suzanne Slesin, Stafford Cliff, Daniel Rozensztroch Photographs by Gilles de Chabaneix Contributors Stafford Cliff, Daniel...
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Vintage 1980s Japanese Japonisme Books

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Paper

The Image Book 2018 Japanese B2 Film Poster
Located in New York, NY
Original 2018 Japanese B2 poster for the film The Image Book (Le livre d'image) directed by Jean-Luc Godard with Jean-Luc Godard / Dimitri Basil / Anne-Marie Mieville. Fine condition...
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2010s Japanese Posters

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Paper

Antique Japanese History Book Meiji Era, circa 1878
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Japanese History book Meiji era, circa 1878 Woodblock print book Book dimensions: 182 mm x 121 mm There are damages because it is antique item as we show on the photos.
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Antique 1870s Japanese Meiji Drawings

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Paper

Ancient Japan Hardcover Art Book by Richard J. Pearson
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Ancient Japan Hardcover book – October 1, 1992 by Richard J. Pearson This is a beautiful large coffee table Art and Photography book. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on...
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20th Century Japanese Tribal Books

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Paper

Antique Japanese Kusazoshi Book Edo Period, circa 1860
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Japanese Kusazoshibook Edo period, circa 1840 Woodblack print book Book dimensions 176mm x 117mm There are damages because it is antique item as we show on the photos....
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Antique 1860s Japanese Edo Books

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Paper

Antique Japanese Buddhism Book Edo Period, circa 1867
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Japanese Buddhism book Edo period, circa 1867 Woodblack print book Book dimensions: 226 mm x 159 mm There are damages because it is antique item as we show on the phot...
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Antique 1860s Japanese Edo Books

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Paper

Antique Japanese Woodblock Print Book Edo Period, circa 1833
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Japanese Oraimono book Edo period, circa 1833 Woodblock print book Book dimensions: 260 mm x 180 mm There are damages because it is antique item as we show on the photos.
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Antique 1830s Japanese Edo Books

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Paper

Antique Japanese Epic Novel Book Edo Period, circa 1820
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Japanese epic novel book Edo period, circa 1827 Woodblack print book Book dimensions: 225 mm x 157 mm There are damages because it is antique item as we show on the ph...
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Vintage 1920s Japanese Edo Books

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Paper

Japanese Antique Calligraphy Brushes Book, 1893
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our recent Japanese Acquisitions We recently found this substantial 112 page calligraphy brushes book entitled Shohou Shoron by artist Ishikawa Kosai created in 1893, during ...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings

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Paper

Japanese Silk Textile Swatch Book 'Late 19th Century', Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A beautiful rare and quite probably unique Japanese silk fabric swatch book from Kyoto, believed to date from circa 1890. The book contains two hundred mounted samples with manuscrip...
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Antique Late 19th Century Books

Japan Antique Tea Guide Chado Ceremony Woodblock Prints Book 1850
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our most recent Japanese acquisitions This is an antique Japanese Edo period 1850 chado (tea ceremony) woodblock print book. This book contains dozens of different hand draw...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Late 19th Century Japanese Kimono Textile Fabric Sample Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a rare example of a Shima cho, which is a kimono textile fabric swatch book dating from the late 19th century. They were made either as a commercial sample book or as a recor...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Books

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Cotton

Japanese Rare Antique Garden Kasuga Lantern Book 19th Century
Located in Shelburne, VT
This rare Japanese Garden Stone Lantern book contains over fifteen (15) antique woodblock prints of authentic old designs of Japan's most famous lantern, the "kasuga" lantern. Kasuga...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Edo Prints

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Paper

Japanese Style Suzanne Slesin, Stafford Cliff, Daniel Rozensztroch Design Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Japanese style Suzanne Slesin, Stafford Cliff, Daniel Rozensztroch. Slesin and Cliff (French Style and English Style) with their coauthor and photographer from Caribbean Style look...
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20th Century Japanese Japonisme Books

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Paper

Meiji Period Japanese Textile Fabric Sample Book, Book of Fabric Swatches
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
Dating from the 1880s during the Meiji period, this is a book of Japanese textile samples of the sorts of fabrics which would have been used for making artisan's or working man's kim...
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Antique Late 19th Century Books

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Paper

"Japanese Print Its Evolution and Essence" Book by Muneshige Narazaki
Located in North Hollywood, CA
The Japanese print: its evolution and essence Book by Muneshige Narazaki. "In this book the author attempts to place the Japanese print in a very broad historical setting. He has s...
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Vintage 1970s Japanese Arts and Crafts Books

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Paper

Antique Japanese History Book Meji Era, circa 1827
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Japanese Epic Novel book Edo period, circa 1827 Woodblock print book Book dimensions: 228 mm x 159 mm There are damages because it is antique item as we show on the photos.   
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Antique 1820s Edo Books

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Paper

Rare Set of Anglo-Japanese Ebonised Hanging Book Shelves by E W Godwin
By Edward William Godwin
Located in London, GB
Edward William Godwin (1833-1886). A rare set of Anglo-Japanese ebonised hanging book shelves with an extending lower shelf and a two-door hanging book cupboard beneath, brass hinge...
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Antique Late 19th Century Great Britain (UK) Anglo-Japanese Shelves

"Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America" Book
Located in Shelburne, VT
Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America by Kendall H. Brown, author & David M. Cobb, photographer This extraordinary, award winning 176 page hard cover book details his...
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2010s North American Japonisme Paintings and Screens

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Paper

"Arita / Table of Contents Studies in Japanese Porcelain" Book
Located in London, GB
Celebrating the 400th anniversary of traditional Japanese ceramic culture as interpreted by today’s leading designers The art of Japanese porcelain manufacturing began in Arita in 1...
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21st Century and Contemporary European Books

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Paper

Japanese Bamboo Baskets, Masterworks of Form and Texture 'Book'
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is the first book in English to examine bamboo baskets as modern sculptural masterpieces as well as chronicle the development of Japanese flower-arranging baskets from utilitari...
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Antique 19th Century Books

Figural Book Ends Elmwood Hand Carved 20th Century, Japan, circa 1930
Located in Lichtenberg, AT
From the 1930s in Japan comes this charming pair of large figural book ends. Hand carved out of elm wood, this cute book ends show a girl and a boy lying on big green melons and havi...
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Mid-20th Century Japanese Mid-Century Modern Bookends

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Elm

Eikoh Hosoe Kamaitachi Book
By Eikoh Hosoe
Located in London, GB
Published by Aperture, 2009 A groundbreaking book and a Classic of Japanese photography, known for pushing the boundaries of traditional photography, Hosoe recaptures some of the...
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Late 20th Century Japanese Books

  • Eikoh Hosoe Kamaitachi Book
  • Eikoh Hosoe Kamaitachi Book
  • Eikoh Hosoe Kamaitachi Book
  • Eikoh Hosoe Kamaitachi Book
H 0.79 in. W 9.85 in. D 13 in.
Santa Fe Style Book
By Rizzoli
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Santa Fe Style Book "The books Santa Fe Style and Santa Fe Houses by Christine Mather and Sharon Woods are beautifully photographed and produced and a joy to read and study if you w...
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Vintage 1980s Japanese Navajo Books

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  • Santa Fe Style Book
  • Santa Fe Style Book
  • Santa Fe Style Book
  • Santa Fe Style Book
H 10 in. W 10 in. D 1 in.
Nobuyoshi Araki Book Nº1 Signed
By Nobuyoshi Araki
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
The works of Nobuyoshi Araki Book collection Nº1 published in Japan in 1996 by Heibonsha Limited, Publisher. Signed by hand. Nobuyoshi Araki born May 25, 1940) is a Japanese ph...
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1990s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Photography

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Paper

  • Nobuyoshi Araki Book Nº1 Signed
  • Nobuyoshi Araki Book Nº1 Signed
  • Nobuyoshi Araki Book Nº1 Signed
  • Nobuyoshi Araki Book Nº1 Signed
H 8.86 in. W 5.91 in. D 0.79 in.
"The Los Angeles House" Book
Located in Oakland Park, FL
An authoritative and stylish survey of residential architecture and decoration in Los Angeles, by the premier chronicler of the subject. Street-Porter's beautifully composed photogra...
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1990s Japanese Books

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Paper

  • "The Los Angeles House" Book
  • "The Los Angeles House" Book
  • "The Los Angeles House" Book
  • "The Los Angeles House" Book
H 11.25 in. W 10.25 in. D 1 in.
Christopher Doyle, Tamaki Ogawa 1997 Book
By Christopher Doyle
Located in London, GB
Published by Rockin’ on, 1996. Photographer Christopher Doyle captures a series of photographs of the Japanese model and actress Tamaki Ogawa, in what the publisher describes as ‘...
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Late 20th Century Japanese Books

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Paper

  • Christopher Doyle, Tamaki Ogawa 1997 Book
  • Christopher Doyle, Tamaki Ogawa 1997 Book
  • Christopher Doyle, Tamaki Ogawa 1997 Book
  • Christopher Doyle, Tamaki Ogawa 1997 Book
H 10.63 in. W 7.49 in. D 0.4 in.
Keiko Nomura, Deep South Book, 1999
By Keiko Nomura
Located in London, GB
First edition, published by Little More, 1999. Keiko Nomura's photo book 'Deep South' reflect the artists roots in Okinawa and has attracted critical acclaim due to the unique col...
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Late 20th Century Japanese Books

  • Keiko Nomura, Deep South Book, 1999
  • Keiko Nomura, Deep South Book, 1999
  • Keiko Nomura, Deep South Book, 1999
  • Keiko Nomura, Deep South Book, 1999
H 9.06 in. W 13.59 in. D 1.97 in.
Italian Country Decorating Hardcover Book by Catherine Sabino
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Italian country decorating hard cover book by Catherine Sabino A sumptuous visual guide to each area of Italy at its peak season, for planning, reminiscing, or dreaming. More than...
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Early 2000s Japanese Country Books

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Paper

Works of Nobuyoshi Araki Book Collection Complete 1-20
By Nobuyoshi Araki
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
The works of Nobuyoshi Araki Book collection complete 1-20 published in Japan in 1996 by Heibonsha Limited, Publisher. 20 books complete collection limited edition. Nobuyoshi A...
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1990s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

"Christine Furuya-Gössler – Mémoires, 1978- 1985" Book, 1997
By Christine Furuya Gossler 1
Located in London, GB
First edition, published by Korinsha, 1997. Christine Furuya-Gössler: Mémoires, 1978–1985, published by the great, now discontinued, Japanese publisher Korinsha, is the third a...
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Late 20th Century Japanese Books

Interior Visions Vintage Decorative Hard-Cover Coffee Table Book
By Chris Casson Madden
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Interior visions vintage decorative hard-cover book: Great American Designers and the Showcase House by Chris Casson Madden Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York, 1988 "This book is a ...
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Vintage 1980s Japanese Regency Books

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Paper

Interior Visions Vintage Decorative Hard-Cover Coffee Table Book
By Chris Casson Madden
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Interior visions vintage decorative hard-cover book: Great American Designers and the Showcase House by Chris Casson Madden Stewart, Tabori & Chang, New York, 1988 "This book is a vi...
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Vintage 1980s Japanese Regency Books

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Paper

Furniture by Architects Hard-Cover Decorative Vintage Coffee Table Book
By Marc Emery
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Furniture by Architects hard-cover decorative vintage book: 500 International Masterpieces of 20th century design and Where to Buy Them by Marc Emery, Abrams, N.Y. 1983 550 illustrat...
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Vintage 1980s Japanese Modern Books

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Paper

Donald Deskey Decorative Designs and Interiors Vintage Coffee Table Book
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Donald Deskey Decorative Designs and Interiors hard-cover decorative vintage book, David A. Hanks with Jennifer Toher, E. P. Dutton, NY, 1987 Studies the important contributions made...
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Vintage 1980s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Books

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Paper

Nobuyoshi Araki Book Satchin and His Brother Mabo / 1stn in 1997
By Nobuyoshi Araki
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Nobuyoshi Araki Book Satchin and his Brother Mabo / 1stn in 1997 Nobuyoshi Araki born May 25, 1940) is a Japanese photographer and contemporary artist. Having published over 35...
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1990s Japanese Mid-Century Modern Photography

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Paper

Memoirs of a Geisha A Portrait of the Film By Peggy Mulloy 2005 Hardcover Book
By David James
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Memoirs of a Geisha A Portrait of the film by Peggy Mulloy · 2005 hardcover book. By David James (Photographs by), Peggy Mulloy (Text by), Rob Marshall (Introduction by), Arthur Gol...
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Late 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Books

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Paper

Early 20th Century Japanese Woven Fabric Swatch Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a rare Japanese fabric swatch book with 80 samples over 20 pages - 4 samples per page of the most beautiful and delicate woven fabric samples in subtle colour shades. The boo...
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Early 20th Century Books

Cecil Beaton Book, "Japanese" - 1959
By Cecil Beaton
Located in London, GB
First edition, published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1959. A collection of photographs taken by Cecil Beaton while in Japan on white satin pages, with a preface accompanied by ink...
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Books

  • Cecil Beaton Book, "Japanese" - 1959
  • Cecil Beaton Book, "Japanese" - 1959
  • Cecil Beaton Book, "Japanese" - 1959
  • Cecil Beaton Book, "Japanese" - 1959
H 11.42 in. W 8.86 in. D 0.4 in.
Japanese Printed Fabric Sample Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
This is a sample book of printed Japanese fabrics thought to date from the early 20th century. Having 30 individual samples - one per page, each measuring approximately 6 inches by 5...
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Early 20th Century Books

  • Japanese Printed Fabric Sample Book
  • Japanese Printed Fabric Sample Book
  • Japanese Printed Fabric Sample Book
  • Japanese Printed Fabric Sample Book
H 7.25 in. W 10.00 in. D 1.00 in.
Japanese Antique Shell Fish Woodblock Guide Book Dated 1712
Located in Shelburne, VT
A rare 300 year old volume from Japan. This is a complete antique signed woodblock print book "Shell Fish Watchers Guide." Depicts original woodblock prints of Japanese shell fis...
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Antique 1710s Japanese Edo Prints

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Paper

Japanese Antique Shell Fish Woodblock Guide Book Dated 1712
Located in Shelburne, VT
A rare 300 year old volume from Japan. This is a complete antique signed woodblock print book "Shell Fish Watchers Guide." Depicts original woodblock prints of Japanese shell fis...
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Antique 1710s Japanese Edo Prints

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Paper

Kitagawa Utamaro II, Japanese Shunga Book with Erotic Woodcut Pictures
Located in Copenhagen, Denmark
Kitagawa Utamaro II (d. 1831). Japanese shunga book with erotic woodcut pictures. A total of 16 image pages. Dated 1810-1815. In very good condition. Measures: 22 x 15 cm.
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Antique 1810s Japanese Prints

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Important Astronomy Telescope Japanese Antique Woodblock Book 1872 Superb Prints
Located in Shelburne, VT
Important Japanese complete antique signed woodblock print book entitled: Astronomy Science Depicts superb original woodblock prints of planets, comets, telescopes, sun and moon eve...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings

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Paper

Japanese Masterpiece Bonsai Bonseki Miniature Garden Woodblock Book 40 Prints
Located in Shelburne, VT
Miniature Garden Bonsai Book- Rare find from 1930s. This Japanese antique Bonsai Bonseki silk covered book contains 40 antique woodblock prints of masterpiece miniature tray rock ...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Edo Prints

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Paper

Japanese Antique Shell Fish Woodblock Guide Book Dated 1712, Rare Edition
Located in Shelburne, VT
A rare 300 year old volume from Japan. This is a complete antique signed woodblock print book "Shell Fish Watchers Guide." Depicts original woodblock prints of Japanese shell fis...
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Antique 1710s Japanese Edo Prints

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Paper

Japanese Antique Shell Fish Woodblock Guide Book Dated 1712, Rare Edition
Located in Shelburne, VT
A rare 300 year old volume from Japan. This is a complete antique signed woodblock print book "Shell Fish Watchers Guide." Depicts original woodblock prints of Japanese shell fis...
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Antique 1710s Japanese Edo Prints

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Paper

Story of Buddha Rare Japanese Antique Woodblock Book, 19th Century
Located in Shelburne, VT
A rare volume from Japan. This is a complete antique signed woodblock print book entitled: Story of Buddha and Buddhism. Depicts superb original woodblock prints of Japanese Budd...
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Antique 19th Century Japanese Meiji Prints

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Paper

Important Acupuncture Japanese Antique Woodblock Guide Book, 19th Century Prints
Located in Shelburne, VT
Important Japanese complete antique signed and well illustrated woodblock print book entitled: Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion- the art of Chinese acupuncture and heat therapy ...
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Scholar's Objects

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Paper

Japan "Samurai Horses" Frameable Horse Woodblock Prints Book, 150 Yrs Old
Located in Shelburne, VT
Important Japanese complete antique Samurai woodblock print book depicting horses and equine paraphernalia including saddles, stirrups, harnesses and more- many original and finely d...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Edo Paintings and Screens

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Paper

Asia at War, Important Japan Antique Woodblock Color Prints Book, 1895
Located in Shelburne, VT
Important Japanese complete antique Story of Asia at War: the Japan China conflict with English Sub titles, 1903. Includes many vibrantly colored and finely detailed woodblock prin...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Furniture

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Paper

Japanese Giant Antique Sumi Ink Calligraphy Book Cache, One of a kind
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our recent Japanese Acquisition Travels We recently found this cache of calligraphic hand sumi paintings and books- including eleven books and hundreds of sheets- a Fine test...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Meiji Sculptures and Carvings

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Paper

Late 19th-Early 20th Century Japanese Textile Swatch Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
Dating from circa 1900, this is a delightful book which has a collection of Japanese dyed textile fabric swatches and what makes it so special is that all 136 samples over 34 pages a...
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Antique Late 19th Century Books

Important Chinese Acupuncture Antique Woodblock Hand Book, 19th Century Prints
Located in Shelburne, VT
Important Japanese complete antique signed and illustrated woodblock print hand book entitled: Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion- the art of Chinese acupuncture and heat therapy ...
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Antique Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Scholar's Objects

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Paper

Jean-Michel Basquiat vintage 1990s Japanese book
By after Jean-Michel Basquiat
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Jean-Michel Basquiat Rare vintage Japanese publication from 1997 which chronicles the life of Basquiat and the feature film by Julian Schnabel. Includes great early photos of the art...
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Vintage 1980s Books

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Japan Book For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal Japan book for your home. A Japan book — often made from paper, wood and cedar — can elevate any home. Find 98 options for an antique or vintage Japan book now, or shop our selection of 1 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. There are many kinds of the Japan book you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. Each Japan book bearing Mid-Century Modern, Modern or Regency hallmarks is very popular. A well-made Japan book has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Nobuyoshi Araki, Chris Casson Madden and Rizzoli are consistently popular.

How Much is a Japan Book?

Prices for a Japan book start at $25 and top out at $40,113 with the average selling for $390.