Used and Rare Military History Books

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Specializing in German military, Napoleonic Wars, Civil War,
World Wars I and II, and Russian History Books


[000606] Alfonso, Anthony. Japanese Language Patterns: A Structural Approach (2 Vols). Tokyo, Japan: Sophia University, 1966. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. 1,230 pages plus index. Set is based on new approach to teaching the Japanese language.


[000281] Dower, John W.. Embracing Defeat : Japan in the Wake of World War II. New York, NY, U.S.A.: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated, 1999. 1st Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good+. Book has 676 pages with a few illustrations. Light wear to edge of dj. Drawing on a vast range of Japanese sources, this new study illuminates how shattering defeat followed by six years of American military occupation affected every level of Japanese society in ways that neither the victor nor the vanquished could anticipate.


[000001] Jones, F. C.. Hokkaido - Its Present State of Development And Future Prospects. Oxford University Press, 1958. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Cloth. Ex-Library. Very Good / No Jacket. All usual library markings, stamps except no pocket in rear endpapers. Small bit of fading to top edge of cover. Contains: 146 pages, endpaper maps. This is a survey of the geographical, social, agricultural and industrial features of Hokkaido and an attempt to estimate its present and future importance to the Japanese economy in general.


[000126] Payne, Richard K.. The Tantric Ritual of Japan - Feeding the Goads : The Shingon Fire Ritual. Aditya Prakashan, 1991. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good+ / Very Good(-). Book has 352 pages plus section of glossy illustrations and an index. Book has tiny bit of wear to edge of cover. DJ has light wear to edges but the glossy coating is scratched. Derived from the authors doctoral disseration and enhanced.


[000877] Smith, Bradley . Japan - A History in Art. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1964. 1st Printing. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good(-). 295 pages with 237 plates produced in six-color lithography illustrating Japan's complex history.


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