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Karate Katas of Wadoryu

By: Ohgami, Shingo

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Japanska Magasinet, Göteborg, Sweden, 2008

Edition: First Edition


208 pages (complete). A smart copy. The laminated boards are neat and pleasing. The contents are very clean, very clear, very confident, most generous - as if almost new throughout. fk View more info

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Karetedo - 2nd Form - Karatedo Kata Model for Teaching: ??????_?2???

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Japan Karatedo Federation, 2004

Edition: First Edition


198 pages (complete). In Japanese and English. A very pleasing copy. The dustjacket has an advertising band. The dj is tidy and healthy and very secure. The covers are most handsome. The contents are in near immaculate condition. They are tidy, clean, clear, tight - as if new throughout. fk View more info

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Meeting Myself : Beyond Spirit of the Empty Hand

By: Schmidt, Stan; Hassell, Randall G.

Price: $142.50

Publisher: Great Circle Publications, Johannesburg, 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed


227 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Stan Schmidt on the frontispage (dated: Dec 1998). A sound copy. The covers have some mild wear and scuffing. They are secure and sure. The contents are fresh and very healthy. The pages are tight, bright, clean, clear - as if new throughout. fk View more info

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Orthodox Goju Ryu Karate-Do

By: Miyagi, Takahashi ; Kaji, Nobu (transl)

Price: $133.00

Publisher: Masters Publications, 2008

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed


220 pages (complete). Hand-numbered 71 of a limited edition of 1000 copies. Included: a Certificate of Authenticity. This too has been hand-numbered. It is signed by Don Warrener (the producer of the book and publisher) and his signature seal. The title page of the book has his signature and his signature seal (red stamp). Also included is a DVD to accompany the book, and a CD of the e-book of the book. The book is housed in an illustrated clipcase. This is neat wi... View more info

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Scientific Karatedo

By: Hisataka, Masayuki Kukan

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Charles E Tuttle Company, 1995

Edition: First Edition


296 pages (complete). A sound, contentedly owned copy. The covers are sure with some light wear to the corners. There is very light scuffing. The page trims have mild handling marks. Within, the contents are most assured. They are clean, clear, very certain, most competent, healthy. fk View more info

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Shukokai Karate Kata

By: Morris, Thomas

Price: $380.00

Publisher: Paul H. Crompton Ltd., London, 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed


146 pages (complete). A VERY RARE signed copy. Inscribed and signed by Thomas Morris on the frontispage (dated: 1991). The dustjacket is secure and comfortable. There is a little wear and scuffing from handling and shelving. The boards have shelving wear but are otherwise neat and healthy. The frontispage has a previous owner annotation. The pages are most diligent, confident in their attitude and ability to instruct, clean, clear, contented. fk View more info

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Spirit of the Empty Hand

By: Schmidt, Stan ; Hassell, Randall G & Poertner, Dale F (Eds)

Price: $109.25

Publisher: Focus Publications, USA, 1984


251 pages (complete). A patient copy of this sought-after account of a student's journey through karate training. The covers have wear, scuffing and some marks. The spine is faded. There is wear about all corners, edges and seams. The back cover has wear from shelving. The covers are still benign, sure and secure. Within, aside from some very general evidence of contented usage, the contents are agreeable and pleasant. The pages are clean, clear, confident, compa... View more info

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Spirit of the Empty Hand

By: Schmidt, Stan

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Focus Publications, USA, 1984

Edition: First Edition


251 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The covers have wear about the edges and seams. There are scuff marks and storage marks. These are mild and benign. The back cover has two previous retailer stickers. The page corners have handling wear. Within, the contents are benign, assured. The pages are clean, clear, confident, certain. fk View more info

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This is Karate

By: Oyama, Masutatsu

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Japan Publications Trading Company, 1968

Edition: 7th Edition


368 pages (complete). A sturdy, hale copy. The dustjacket has some wear, creasing, sunning. The dj is comfortable and secure. The boards are healthy and sound. They have some very light shelving wear, some storage spotting (very light). The contents are placid. There is early and later foxing. In general, and by far, the contents are smart, tidy, clean, clear, confident, comfortable. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted o... View more info

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Timeline of Karate history : Pre-History to 2000

By: Tetsuhiro, Hokama ; Swift, Charles (Joe)

Price: $285.00

Publisher: Okinawa Gojuryu Kenshi-Kai Karate-Do Kobudo & Karate Museum, Okinawa, 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed


172 pages (complete). Signed by Tetsuhiro Sensei in Japanese and English on the frontispage (dated: 2008 July 19). A VERY RARE copy (most especially a signed copy) of this much-sought after history of Karate. A reviewer wrote: "Hokama Tetsuhiro Sensei is the Founder and Curator of the Okinawa Karate Museum (opened in 1987), a senior Goju instructor, holds a PhD in Physical Education and is a man of many accomplishments in Okinawa. From many requests for informatio... View more info