Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan. Volumes 1 through 8

Gen Itasaka

Published by Kodansha America, 1983
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Synopsis: This nine-volume reference contains over 10,000 articles exploring every aspect of Japanese society, history, politics, economy, thought and culture. The 50,000-item index is cross-referenced for easy location of facts.

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Title: Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan. Volumes 1 ...
Publisher: Kodansha America
Publication Date: 1983
Book Condition: Good

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Book Description Kodansha International,, NY:, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Complete in nine volumes. First edition. Minimally marked ex-library set with a few typical markings, else each volume is very good or better in blue cloth. No dust jackets, as issued. Bookseller Inventory # 84816

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Book Description Kodansha Amer Inc, U.S.A., 1983. Hardcovers. Book Condition: Near Fine. First American Edition. Clean set but ownership name Vols 2, 5, 6 and Supplement paperback . Sold as a collection. Heavy set no priority or International shipment. Size: 11 1/4 x 8 1/2. Bookseller Inventory # 072188

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Book Description Kodansha Ltd.,, Tokyo:, 1983. Hardcover. First Edition.. This complete set consists of nine volumes each of which is in fine condition in dark blue paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spines and with the same with accent lines on the front boards. Additionally, this set includes the first edition of the Supplement of 1986 in flexible boards. Each volume including the supplement is a small quarto measuring 11" by 8 1/2" with gray end sheets. An English language encyclopedia exclusively about Japan its history and its culture. Due to the size and weight of this set please contact Town's End Books for an estimate on shipping costs before ordering. Bookseller Inventory # TB27448

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Book Description Kodansha Amer Inc, Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., 1987. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued. Stated First Edition. 9 volumes, complete set, in dark teal with bright gold lettering show ex-library markings on lower spine, inside front and back covers; no edgewear. Bookseller Inventory # 007405

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Book Description 1983. Book Condition: Fine. ITASAKA, Gen, ed. KODANSHA ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JAPAN, 9 VOLUMES. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd. (1983). First edition. 360/378/367/387/387/380/382/381/210 pp. Gilt blue paper covered boards. Fine. Interiors clean and bright, as is imitation leather paper covering boards. Bookseller Inventory # 82663

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Editors, Gen Itasaka ???, 1922-2004; Alan Campbell; Gyo Furuta ???, 1929- ; Takeshi Kokubo ????, Kato Katsuhisa, Fujita Toshio ????, Watabe Yoshinobu, Yamada Keishiro, Nancy Andrew, Kazue Campbell, Ann Cary, Timothy Connor, Michael Cooney, Teruko Graig, Olive Holmes, John Junkerman, etc
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Book Description Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha, 1983., 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 1st edition ; 9 large volumes ; illustrated ; 29 cm. ; uniformly bound in dark blue cloth with light blue designs and gold lettering ; ex-lib., stamps, labels, (3235 pp.) ; ISBN: 0870116207 (set) ; 0870116215 (v. 1); 0870116223 (v. 2); 0870116231 (v . 3); 087011624X (v. 4); 0870116258 (v. 5); 0870116266 (v. 6); 0870116274 (v. 7); 0870116282 (v. 8); 0870116290 (v. 9); LCCN: 83-80778 ; OCLC: 9854358 ; "the first comprehensive encyclopedia seeking to present the totality of a major world culture i n a foreign language.some 680 Japanese and 524 non-Japanese scholars from 27 nations have contributed articles to it.about 40 percent was produced by Japanese while the remaining 60 percent was produced by foreign scholars.It.contains the results of the latest scholarship as marshalled by acknowledged experts in each field, and has 9,417 entries covering 37 categories of information, from such standard ones as history, literature, art, religion, economy, and geography to less obvious fields, such as science, technology, law, women, folklore, plant and animal life, food, clothing, sports and leisure. Its articles are divided into 123 major presentations of more than 3,500 words each, 1,429 medium-length articles of around 750 to 2,500 words, and 7,865 shorter entries of 50 to 500 words.with approximately 1,000 photographs, maps and charts, and a ninth index volume, which contains many thousands of names and words mentioned but not given separate entries in the encyclopedia and with Japanese characters included for all proper nouns and other important items for purposes of reference." ; "The Encyclopedia of Japan represents the consummation of two decades of efforts." ; this is the finest, most comprehensive encyclopedia on Japan ever published in English, and will undoubtedly never again be printed, as its modern version is online by paid subscription only; most sets are in institutional hands and are unlikely to make their way onto the market, therefore the availability of this set is limited ; Note: additional fees may be requested to cover the cost of shipping for this set ; presentation plate in front of each volume ; apart from the usual library markings, this set is very clean ; VG. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 3093

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