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There are 21 books in this catalogue.
Karate Kata Heian 2 Heian 3
Book Number: 66099
ISBN: 0870111299
Kodansha International, Tokyo 1971 8vo. softcover. 140pp. illus., one folding Very good, a few spots on verso of folding illus. Foxing inside covers & on outer page edges.
Price: $30.00

Tai Chi Ch'uan: A Simplified Method of Calisthenics for Health and Self- Defence
Cheng Man-ch'ing
Book Number: 65022
ISBN: 0913028851
North Atlantic Books, 1981 8vo softcover 135pp b/w illus. very good+
Price: $10.00

Karate. The art of 'empty hand' fighting.
Nishiyama, Hidetaka, & Brown, Richard
Book Number: 63301
E Tuttle 1968 Large 8vo. rough stamped cloth hardcover. 251pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, covers toned, light wrinkle to last few pages.
Price: $20.00

Lowell, Frederick Paul
Book Number: 63220
A.S. Barnes and Co. New York 1942. 8vo. hardcover. 83pp. b/w illus. Good, tear on spine. / no d/w.
Price: $18.00

Bruce Lee, Words of the Dragon, Interviews, 1958-1973
Lee, Bruce. edited by John Little
Book Number: 62999
ISBN: 0804831335
Tuttle, Boston 1997 8vo. softcover. 176pp. index, b/w ilus. Very good.
Price: $12.00

Samurai Wisdom: Lessons from Japan's Warrior Culture. Five Classic Texts on Bushido
Cleary, Thomas F.
Book Number: 62692
ISBN: 9780804840088
Tuttle 2009 8vo. softcover. 256pp. index. Very good+.
Price: $10.00

I Am Jackie Chan : My Life in Action
Chan, Jackie with Jeff Young
Book Number: 62667
ISBN: 1864489251
Allen & Unwin Australia 1998. 8vo. softcover. 356pp. b/w illus. Good, cover creased.
Price: $12.00

The Way of Harmony: Guide to Soft Martial Arts
Reid, Howard
Book Number: 62672
ISBN: 0044402694
Unwin Paperbacks 1988. 8vo. softcover. 192pp. index, colour illus. Very good, bookseller stamp on fep.
Price: $12.00

Practical Karate: For Women
Nakayama, M. & Draeger, Donn
Book Number: 21655
Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1974 8vo. softcover. 118pp. b/w illus. very good, owner's inscription on fep.
Price: $6.00

Teach Yourself Karate
Dominy, Eric
Book Number: 27626
ISBN: 0517436213
New York, Bell 1984. 8vo hardcover 192pp, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w.
Price: $10.00

Beginning Karate
Tulleners, Tonny
Book Number: 28473
ISBN: 089750027X
Ohara Publications, 1974 8vo softcover 192pp b/w illus. good.
Price: $8.00

The Essential Jackie Chan Source Book
Rovin, Jeff
Book Number: 41930
ISBN: 0671008439
Pocket 1997 8vo softcover 286pp, b/w illus. very good.
Price: $12.00

Fighting Spirit
Burns, Lauren
Book Number: 58158
ISBN: 0734306040
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.
Price: $10.00

Ju-Jitsu Self-Defence : A Selection of Ju-Jitsu and Other Secret Holds, Locks and Throws
Sutherland, W. Bruce
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.
Price: $55.00

Knife Throwing - A Practical Guide
McEvoy, Harry K.
Book Number: 62047
ISBN: 0804810990
Tuttle Books 1985 Thin 8vo, softcover. 107pp. Very good. Illustrated with photo's of knives and how-to.
Price: $15.00

Sword of the Samurai: The Classical Art of Japanese Swordsmanship
Parulski, George R.
Book Number: 49137
ISBN: 0873643321
Paladin Press, 1985 4to. hardcover. 127pp. b/w illus. Near Fine. / Very good d/w with tiny tear top edge.
Price: $18.00

Way of the Samurai
Nitobe, Inazo
Book Number: 56003
ISBN: 9781848377226
Arcturus Publishing, London 2011 Small 8vo. hardcover. 128pp. index, illus. Fine. / Fine d/w.
Price: $10.00

The First Samurai: The Life and Legend of the Warrior Rebel, Taira Masakado
Friday, Karl
Book Number: 56004
ISBN: 047176082X
Wiley, 2007. 8vo. hardcover. 220pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $15.00

Samurai Leaders : From the Tenth to the Nineteenth Century
Sharpe, Michael
Book Number: 56005
ISBN: 9781906347307
Compendium Publishing, London, 2008. Square 8vo. hardcover. 192pp. index, colour illus. Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $20.00

Karate's Modern Masters: The Philosophies and Techniques of the Art's Living Legends
Parulski, George
Book Number: 31999
ISBN: 0809253097
Chicago McGraw-Hill/Contemporary 1985 4to softcover 175pp index, b/w illus. very good.
Price: $12.00

Defend Yourself: A Step by Step Guide for Women
Smith, Bronilyn - Akido black belt
Book Number: 50391
ISBN: 0720712033
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.
Price: $10.00