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    Book Prof. Jigoro Kano: Judo (Jujutsu), Tourist Library sv. 16, Japan, 1937

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    Post by noboru Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:34 pm

    Book Prof. Jigoro Kano: Judo (Jujutsu), Tourist Library sv. 16, Japan, 1937

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    Post by noboru Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:40 pm

    Content is in english. It is from japanese culture book series for foreigners - introductions japanese culture for foreigners. I buyed it some weeks ago in the Czech Republic (price about 20 Euros). Book has some print errors It looks that some texts are the same as Kano's text published in english vesrion of Kodokan webpage.

    More info about content will be added later.
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    Post by noboru Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:18 pm

    I found info about Tourist library series:

    Source:
    https://www.facebook.com/133577450038179/photos/pb.133577450038179.-2207520000.1462990559./988787847850464/?type=3&theater

    TOURIST LIBRARY: A Complete Set of Forty Volumes

    This series was produced between 1934 and 1942 as a way of promoting foreign travel to Japan. Each booklet presented an important aspect of Japanese culture and was written by a contemporary specialist in the field. In the world of martial art there is one booklet on sumo and the very sought after Judo, written by no less than the founder of judo, Jigoro Kano.
    From the beginning there were plans on producing 100 volumes, but the world conflicts allowed only 40 of them to see the light.

    Some on these are common, but there are some rarities, besides the Judo topic. The latter numbers were produced in a very small amount, the pressure from tourists in the beginning of the 40’s was not that demanding I guess. The hand-made paper is one of the more expensive, both considering the late production and the main interest in the topic. It is a beautiful printing with examples of different paper attached in the book.

    There were no dustjackets issued with the books, other than the glossy onion paper that protected the painted image glued directly to the books.

    Even if some topics have been presented in more up to date texts, every one of these small nuggets definitely deserves a space on the bookshelf. I value my books highly, therefore they are, as you can see, heavily guarded.

    1. Tea Cult of Japan by Y. Fukuhita, B.A.
    2. Japanese Noh Plays by Prof. T. Nogami, D. Litt.
    3. Sakura (Japanese Cherry) by M. Miyosi, D. Sc.
    4. Japanese Gardens by Prof. M. Tatui
    5. Hirosige and Japanese Landscapes by Prof. Noguti, D. Litt.
    6. Japanese Drama by B. T. I. (sic)
    7. Japanese Architecture by Prof. H. Kisada, D. Sc.
    8. What is Shinto? by Prof. G. Kato, D. Litt.
    9. Castles in Japan by Prof. S. Orui, D. Litt. and Prof. M. Toba
    10. Hot Springs in Japan by Prof. K. Huzinami, M. D.
    11. Floral Art of Japan by Issotei Nisikawa
    12. Children's Days in Japan by Z. T. Iwado, B. A.
    13. Kimono (Japanese Dress) by Ken-iti Kawakatu
    14. Japanese Food by Prof. Kaneko Tezuka
    15. Japanese Music by Katsumi Sunaga
    16. Judo (Jujutsu) by Jigoro Kano
    17. Family Life in Japan by Syunkiti Akimoto
    18. Scenery of Japan by T. Tamura, D. Sc.
    19. Japanese Education by Prof. K. Yosida. and Prof. T. Kaigo
    20. Floral Calendar of Japan by T. Makino, D. Sc. & Genziro Oka
    21. Japanese Buddhism by Prof. D. T. Suzuki, D. Litt.
    22. Odori (Japanese Dance) by Kasyo Matida
    23. Kabuki Drama by Syutaro Miyake
    24. Japanese Wood-Block Prints by Prof. S. Huzikake, D. Litt.
    25. History of Japan by Prof. K. Nakamura, D. Litt.
    26. Japanese Folk-Toys by Tekiho Nisizawa
    27. Japanese Game of "Go" bu Hukumensi Mihori
    28. Japanese Coiffure by R. Saito, D. Litt
    29. Japanese Sculpture by Seiroku Noma
    30. Japanese Postage Stamps by Yokiti Yamamoto
    31. Japan's Ancient Armor by Hatiro Yamagami
    32. Angling in Japan by Meizi Matuzaki
    33. Japanese Proverbs by Otoo Huzui, D. Litt.
    34, Sumo (Japanese Wrestling) by Kozo Hikoyama
    35. Japanese Birds by Prince Nobosuke Takatukasa
    36. Ainu Life and Legends by Kyosuke Kindaiti, D. Litt.
    37. Japanese Family Crests by Yuzura Okada
    38. Japanese Industrial Arts by Seiiti Okuda
    39. Hand-Made Paper of Japan by Bunsyo Zyugaku
    40. Japanese National Character by N. Hasegawa
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    Post by noboru Tue Nov 01, 2016 5:44 pm

    Here is content of Kano book:
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    Post by NBK Wed Nov 02, 2016 2:28 pm

    Thank you Noboru - I've never seen the entire list of the books in that series.

    You have the most common cover - there was at least one printing, or a portion of one, with a geisha pushing a sumo rikishi with a single extended finger, demonstrating kuzushi - a delightful picture.

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