8"x12". 256pp. No dust jacket. Book is in Good+ condition, corners bumped, spine loose and bumped and split at head and foot. Endpapers slightly soiled. Inscription in Japanese characters in brushed ink on half-title page. B/W photographs throughout. Hard-to-find early edition of this volume on philosophy and technique in karate. Black-and-white photographs demonstrate proper stances and moves. Useful for any serious student of the martial arts.* * * [Please note: additional postage fees may be required for oversized and/or international orders to be shipped.]. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Good condition. Slight damage due to age.
Title: Shorinji Kempo
Publisher: Japan Publications, Inc
Publication Date: 1974
Book Condition: Good +
Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.
Book Description Japan Publications Inc., Tokyo, 1974. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. Binding is tight, but front hinge has broken on inside exposing the netting. Cover has light shelfwear. Dust jacket is torn, has several chunks missing (including on the spine), and has rubmarks, wear around the edges, and some wrinkling, but is in a mylar cover to preserve it. Note that due to the size and weight of this book, international shipping will likely require additional postage. Stated Second Printing, 1974. Bookseller Inventory # 001790
Book Description Japan Pub. Inc., San Francisco, 1974. Second Printing. Hardcover, 4to, illustrated, 256 pages. A very fine unmarked, unsoiled copy in a like, unmarked and price clipped dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 032722