Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Books for sale!

I have sooooooo many books.
I love books, so its not a surprise.
I've gone through my box of books and came out the other side with this massive pile.
Most are Maiko photos books, some are kimono, nihongami and kabuki booklets.

First up, Nihongami Books:

Top Left: Tayu/Oiran hairstyles-$ 100 OBO
Very nice photo book. Is an ex-library book I think? The cover is a bit scuffed but still good condition. I haven't seen this book for sale very often.
Right: Nihongami modern hairstyles mook-$40 OBO
Really nice photos and step-by-step explanation of how to make the hairstyles.
Has many different hairstyles shown, I only photographed a few.
Cover is a bit scuffed but still very good condition.
Bottom left: Maiko hairstyles,dressing and makeup. $80 OBO.
Really good instructional book.

KIE Magazines:

Kateigaho International Edition X4:
$15 each or $45 for all four.
All in good condition, covers might have some general wear but good condition otherwise.

All text is in Japanese books:

 $15 for all of them
All of these books are all Japanese with some photos but its mainly text.

Maiko photobooks:

Top row:
*Kimika and Kimiharu "won't you become a maiko" book-$15.
* Nihongami reference book-$15.
All in Japanese but has many of the popual hairstyles of the past.
*Kyoto Gion photobook-$20, lots of nice photos.
Bottom row:
*Kyoto maiko book-$15, pretty photos.
*Katsuno's guide to Kyoto? -$35 lots of nice pictures of Katsuno in beautiful kimono in different resturants and shops around Kyoto. Cover is a bit damaged and loose.
*Another maiko photobook-$15
*yet another maiko photobook-$15.
Sorry I don't actually know the names of some of the books but basically they just have pretty pictures in them.
Will do discounts for mulitple buys.

Top row:
* Kyoto Hanamachi books, both 2002 and 2005. $30 for the pair.
Bottom row:
*Gion Ichisuzu-$40.
Very nice photos.
*Dancers of Gion-Kobu-$40
Again a nice photobook.

Geisha books:

*Liza Dalby " The Tale of Murasaki" -$10.
In used condition.
* Sato Masuda "Autobiography of a geisha" -$10.
In used condition.
* Liza Crihfield "Ko-uta, little songs of the Geisha world"
Hard cover with dust jacket. $30.

Kimono books:

* Japanese kimono designs-$5
*Furisode catalouge-$5
*Kimono by Sophie Milenovich-$20

Kabuki booklets:

$5 each for the Kabuki booklets.
$30 for the 1950's maiko magazine.
All are quite old so there will be some stains, rips and general wear.

$5 each.
All are quite old so there will be some stains, rips and general wear.

There was a lot more than I thought! Hopefully something here interests you, pop over and have a look at the detail photos in my For Sale folder and contact me if you would like something :)

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