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There are 23 books in this catalogue.
Nakayama, M. & Draeger, Donn:  Practical Karate: For Women
Book Number: 21655
Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1974 8vo. softcover. 118pp. b/w illus. very good, owner's inscription on fep.
Keywords: martial arts karate women girls ladies self defence fighting
Price: $6.00


Dominy, Eric:  Teach Yourself Karate
Book Number: 27626
New York, Bell 1984. 8vo hardcover 192pp, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Karate Teach Yourself Karate Dominy Eric martial arts
Price: $10.00


Tulleners, Tonny:  Beginning Karate
Book Number: 28473
Ohara Publications, 1974 8vo softcover 192pp b/w illus. good.
Keywords: Sports Hobbies Games Beginning Karate Tulleners Tonny
Price: $8.00


Parulski, George:  Karate's Modern Masters: The Philosophies and Techniques of the Art's Living Legends
Book Number: 31999
Chicago McGraw-Hill/Contemporary 1985 4to softcover 175pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Sports General Karate's Modern Masters The Philosophies and Techniques of the Art's Living Legends Parulski George
Price: $12.00


Cleary, Thomas F.:  Samurai Wisdom: Lessons from Japan's Warrior Culture. Five Classic Texts on Bushido
Book Number: 62692
Tuttle 2009 8vo. softcover. 256pp. index. Very good+.
Keywords: Bushido Samurai
Price: $10.00


Rovin, Jeff:  The Essential Jackie Chan Source Book
Book Number: 41930
Pocket 1997 8vo softcover 286pp, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: karate martial arts Jackie Chan Source Book Rovin Jeff
Price: $12.00


Wheeler, Flex:  Flex Ability: A Story of Strength and Survival
Book Number: 46107
Hay House April 2004 8vo softcover 199pp near fine. Illustrated with photos. Flex Ability is a story of overcoming odds so awesome that most people would have just given up and called it a day. Flex Wheeler is a champion when it comes to bodybuilding and regarded by Arnold Schwarzenegger as "one of the best bodybuilders of all time." Flex has also proven that he is a champion when it comes to life. Here he tells his personal story: from his abusive and poverty-stricken childhood to his two-decade journey through the tough sport of bodybuilding.
Keywords: Flex Ability A Story of Strength and Survival Wheeler Flex
Price: $14.00


Parulski, George R.:  Sword of the Samurai: The Classical Art of Japanese Swordsmanship
Book Number: 49137
Paladin Press, 1985 4to. hardcover. 127pp. b/w illus. Near Fine. / Very good d/w with tiny tear top edge.
Keywords: Japanese Swordsmanship Sword Samurai
Price: $18.00


Smith, Bronilyn - Akido black belt:  Defend Yourself: A Step by Step Guide for Women
Book Number: 50391
Pelham Bks. January 1980 8vo softcover 96pp very good. Illustrated throughout with step-by-step b&w photos. Whether you are 16 or 60, physically strong or not, the basic self-defence methods in this book will help you.
Keywords: Defend Yourself A Step by Step Guide for Women Smith Bronilyn
Price: $10.00


Nitobe, Inazo:  Way of the Samurai
Book Number: 56003
Arcturus Publishing, London 2011 Small 8vo. hardcover. 128pp. index, illus. Fine. / Fine d/w.
Keywords: Samurai Samauri japanese warriors martial arts fighting
Price: $10.00


Friday, Karl:  The First Samurai: The Life and Legend of the Warrior Rebel, Taira Masakado
Book Number: 56004
Wiley, 2007. 8vo. hardcover. 220pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Keywords: Samurai Samauri japanese warriors martial arts fighting
Price: $15.00


Sharpe, Michael:  Samurai Leaders : From the Tenth to the Nineteenth Century
Book Number: 56005
Compendium Publishing, London, 2008. Square 8vo. hardcover. 192pp. index, colour illus. Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Keywords: Samurai Samauri japanese warriors martial arts fighting
Price: $20.00


Sharpe, Michael:  Samurai Battles: Japan's Warrior Lords in 700 Years of Conflict
Book Number: 56007
Compendium Publishing, London, 2009. 4to. hardcover. 208pp. index, colour illus. Fine. / Very good+ d/w.
Keywords: Samauri Samurai japanese warriors martial arts fighting
Price: $18.00


Nakayama, M.:  Best Karate: Comprehensive (Volume 1)
Book Number: 58054
Kodansha International Ltd, Japan, 1988. 8vo. softcover. 144pp. index, b/w illus. Very good.
Keywords: karate
Price: $10.00


Burns, Lauren:  Fighting Spirit
Book Number: 58158
Claremont 2003 8vo softcover 290pp index, b/w illus. very good, owner's name on fep. Lauren Burns, from a charmed childhood to the olympics and beyond.
Keywords: taekwando martial arts olympics sport Fighting Spirit Burns Lauren
Price: $10.00


Sutherland, W. Bruce:  Ju-Jitsu Self-Defence : A Selection of Ju-Jitsu and Other Secret Holds, Locks and Throws
Book Number: 59683
Thomas Nelson, UK. n.d. circa 1916. 8vo. illustrated boards with red cloth spine. 126pp. b/w illus. Very good, owner's details on fep. Owner's name on top of cover. Very good.
Keywords: Ju-Jitsu karate self defence
Price: $55.00


Sifu Jim Fung and Karen Armstrong:  Wing Chun Kung Fu
Book Number: 61335
Self Published by Authors 1980 8vo. Softcover. 115pp. Very good. Illustrated with demonstration photographs. this comprehensive and clearly-presented book outlines the history, theory and practical applications of the uniquely effective Wing Chun art.
Keywords:
Price: $21.00


McEvoy, Harry K.:  Knife Throwing - A Practical Guide
Book Number: 62047
Tuttle Books 1985 Thin 8vo, softcover. 107pp. Very good. Illustrated with photo's of knives and how-to.
Keywords:
Price: $15.00


Yates, Keith D. & Robbins, Bryan H.:  Korean Karate
Book Number: 62664
Sterling, 1987. 8vo. illustrated boards, hardcover. 128pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, fep clipped.
Keywords: karate korea
Price: $9.00


Chuen, Master Lam Kam:  The Way of Energy. Mastering the Art of Internal Strength with Chi Kung Excecise
Book Number: 62666
Simon & Schuster Austrralia1991. 8vo. softcover. 191pp. index, illus. Very good.
Keywords: Chi Kung Excecise
Price: $12.00


Chan, Jackie with Jeff Young:  I Am Jackie Chan : My Life in Action
Book Number: 62667
Allen & Unwin Australia 1998. 8vo. softcover. 356pp. b/w illus. Good, cover creased.
Keywords: hollywood biography karate
Price: $12.00


Reid, Howard:  The Way of Harmony: Guide to Soft Martial Arts
Book Number: 62672
Unwin Paperbacks 1988. 8vo. softcover. 192pp. index, colour illus. Very good, bookseller stamp on fep.
Keywords: ninja
Price: $12.00


Lee, Bruce. edited by John Little:  Bruce Lee, Words of the Dragon, Interviews, 1958-1973
Book Number: 62999
Tuttle, Boston 1997 8vo. softcover. 176pp. index, b/w ilus. Very good.
Keywords: bruce lee kung fu
Price: $12.00