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The History and Art of Personal Combat

By: Arthur Wise

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hugh Evelyn: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001169


Excellent book on the art of swordsmanship through the ages 256 pp packed with information and many illustrations showing the techniques a very comprehensive work. Book very good just couple very light marks on boards, wrapper has little chipping along edges, one closed tear 2.5 cms long and small V shape loss on top right back corner 2.5 cms across tapering down 2cms, crease running along top back edge. A very pleasing copy of a desirable book. PHOTOGRAPHS AVAIL... View more info

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Mas Oyama's Karate as Practiced in Japan

By: Bobby Lowe 5th Dan

Price: £39.00

Publisher: London, Souvenir Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007513


Excellent detailed book on the martial art of Karate. 216 pages in bright clean condition, just some very light browning to endpapers and a couple of light marks. Over 400 B/w photographs demonstrating the techniques, striking , sparring, knife and club defense and much more plus very informative text. Dustwrapper is also bright and clean, just some light rubbing to edges and rear of wrapper, small closed tear to top front ΒΌ inch long, A nice example of this book SEE I... View more info

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The Ring Record Book and Boxing Encyclopedia 1962

By: Compiled By Nat Fleischer

Price: £28.00

Publisher: New York, The Ring Bookshop: 1962

Seller ID: 003201


The twenty first publication of this yearly record of boxing encyclopedia and facts. 904 pages packed with information on the fighters and the fights up to the time of publication. Many period photographs, book clean and bright,just little light browning on endpapers few very light marks on covers. HEAVY BOOK EXTRA POST REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

The Manual of Karate

By: E. J. Harrison

Price: £6.95

Publisher: London, Foulsham: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 000603


the revised edition of a standard work on Karate first issued in 1959 .This volume contains excellent text accompanied by line drawings and photographs, 139 pp wrapper has small crease and small closed tear 2 .5 cms long otherwise very good. View more info

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Tanpenshu

By: Funakoshi Gichin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Australia, International Ryukyu Karate-Jutsu Research Society: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007099


A series of articles and history of Karate written by Master Funakoshi Gichin and translated from the Japanese by Patrick McCarthy and Yuriko McCarthy. Third printing, contains176 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, card covers are also very bright and clean, near fine, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Kodokan Judo

By: Hikoichi Aida (8th Dan)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, W Foulsham & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 001167


Excellent book on Judo translated from the Japanese text by E J Harrison 4th Dan. 282 pp packed with information on the throws and holds accompanied by line drawings of the throws and holds . Book has a few light marks on front endpaper and signature of previous owner M J Harris, otherwise in very good condition, wrapper is little creased and rubbed along edges and slight discolouration on white background but still an attractive copy. No date price 18/- on wrapper l... View more info

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Aikido Vol 1 for Beginners a Dialogue of Movement

By: J A W Wilkinson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: East Molesey Uk, J and A Publications: 1966

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 004248


First issue of this book designed for beginners in Tomiki style Aikido. 34 pages with explanation of exercises and techniques accompanied by many step by step B/w photographs of the author assisted by J Elkin another well known practitioner of Aikido. Book is very bright and clean with some light browning to edges of outer covers. Book is spiral bound with plastic spine a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Thrilling Fights

By: Norman Hurst

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Temple House:

Seller ID: 006091


Excellent book on famous boxing matches and some of the fighters. 136 pages in clean condition just some browning to edges of pages as usual due to quality of paper used and a trade stamp on title page , several B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Not dated looks 1950s possibly. Card covers just alittle browned to extreme edges and few very light marks , a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Text Book of Ju-Jitsu as Practised in Japan

By: S. K. Uyenishi

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Athletic Publications:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008156


Excellent book on early Ju-Jitsu, informative text with many period photographs from early 1900's 106 pp. fourth edition.Book has no jacket but is in good condition,green boards, black printing, a little browned on edges and spine. Very slight fading to spine, slight browning to endpapers other pages are clean, some browning to outer edges of pages. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Karate Wado Ryu 3 6th Kyu

By: Tatsuo Suzuki

Price: £39.95

Publisher: London,

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 008019


Very informative book on Karate 3rd book in a series of 9, not dated but late 1960s. Contains 72 pages in overall clean condition with some occasional small foxing spots and very slight browning to extreme edges of pages, book is complete but centre double page is loose from the staples.Many B/w photographs by Reginald Jackson and b/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated card covers are a little rubbed on edg... View more info

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Karate Wado Ryu 1 8th Kyu

By: Tatsuo Suzuki

Price: £32.95

Publisher: UK, Tatsuo Suzuki:

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 008020


Very informative book on Karate 1st book in a series of 9, not dated but late 1960s. Contains 40 pages in overall clean condition with very slight browning to extreme edges of pages,.Many B/w photographs by Reginald Jackson and b/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated card covers are a little rubbed on edges some small marks to front cover and 15s in marker pen on bottom right, a few small marks to rear and s... View more info

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Karate Wado Ryu 2 7th Kyu

By: Tatsuo Suzuki

Price: £32.95

Publisher: UK, Tony Buzan:

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 008021


Very informative book on Karate 2nd book in a series of 9, not dated but late 1960s. Contains 44 pages in overall clean condition with very slight browning to extreme edges of pages,.Many B/w photographs by Reginald Jackson and b/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated card covers are a little rubbed on edges some small marks to front cover and a few small marks to rear, has a silver strip on rear.Though not p... View more info