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|YAMAMOTO, Tsunetomo||HAGAKURE: THE BOOK OF THE SAMURAI|
|Tokyo , Kodansha. Red cloth, bright clean copy, dust jacket, former owner's name stamped on first fly, else a pristine copy, 180p., bibliography. FIRST EDITION; The HAGAKURA was written after a centurey of peace in ca 1716. The true and personal story of a genuine Samurai, discussing his Bushido spirit, readiness to die, uncompromising loyalty, singlemindedness, preparedness, artlessness, decorum and compassion as a true soldier for his lord. * A most outstanding primary resource,...||RARE ORIENTAL BOOK CO.|