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1 Bristol, Harold Japan
East-West 1952 Second Edition. Japanese Binding with Clasps Very Good No Jacket as Issued. Japanese Binding with Clasps 8vo - over 7 
A post-WW2 attempt to provide the english-speaking world with some basic cultural information about the recent enemy. The fold-open binding contains 13 booklets. each 16 pages, on basic subjects such as lacquerware, pearls, crafts, children,hatsushima, and pottery. Black and white photos throughout., with uniform appearance of booklets, each with the same traditional japanese cover design. Clasps are probably white plastic instead of the traditional ivory. Cover of binding is dark blue with gold letters, with japanese and english title on spine, and U.S. (Navy) Fleet Activities on front cover. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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