Karate The Art Of 'Empty Hand' Fighting

By: Hidetaka Nishiyama; Richard C. Brown

Price: $60.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover in scarce Publishers Slipcase, Tenth Printing 1963 Tuttle 251 pages. Very Good+, in a VG DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to gray burlap cloth boards with embossed white titles and black accents - corners sharp. Minor shelf/edge wear to original clipped DJ - now in mylar. Original publishers heavy cardboard slipcase with wrap-around red paper label with black titles is in VG condition with only very minor edge wear. An early, straightforward book on the principles of Karate. It covers a short history of Karate; lays out a weekly work-out and training schedule; explains the various punches, strikes, blocks and kicks along with their applications; shows samples of techniques in combination; various defensive moves from the floor, in a chair, and other venues. The material was put together long before Karate became commercialized in the West. All of the pictures are in clear, black and white photos. Handsome vintage copy in DJ with the publishers slipcase. LOC SS-TS-01

Title: Karate The Art Of 'Empty Hand' Fighting

Author Name: Hidetaka Nishiyama; Richard C. Brown

Categories: Martial Arts,

Publisher: Tuttle: 1963-01-01

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 200611008