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Karate-Do Nyumon
Introduction to Karate-Do

by Yasuhiro Konishi
1960 (Showa 35)
296 pages
Japanese language

copies donated by Mrs. Tomu Arakawa and Mr. Kise Teruya

023c 023t 023z

Karate: The Art of "Empty Hand" Fighting

by Hidetaka Nishiyama and Richard C. Brown
Charles E. Tuttle Company
First edition 1960
191 pages

donated by Sensei Masaichi Oshiro

090c 090c1

Kenpo Karate: Law of the Fist and the Empty Hand

by Ed Parker
1960
Iron Man Industries
157 pages

Ed Parker learned Kenpo in Hawaii under Professor William H. Chow

089c

Super Karate

by Wallace W. Reumann
30 pages
National Clearance Bureau
1960

083c

Super Karate Made Easy

by Moja Rone
1960
Thoresen, Inc.
191 pages

085c

Karate Nyumon
Introduction to Karate

by Kanken Toyama
Published by Genbunsha
First published November 5, 1959 (Showa 34)
This publication May 10, 1960 (Showa 35)
197 pages
Japanese language

donated by Mrs. Tomu Arakawa

022c 022t 022z

Karatedo Taihokan
The Great Treasure Trove of Karatedo

by Kanken Toyama
Published by Tsuru Shobo
Published January 15, 1960 (Showa 35)
437 pages
Japanese language

001C 001T 001z

Official Karate (Chinese Kung-Fu)

by Chin and Sullivan
Official Manual Philadelphia Kung-Fu Society
1961
104 pages

074c

Yubiwaza
Finger Techniques

by Yoshie Imanami
National Clearance Bureau
1961
15 pages

donated by Halford E. Jones

066c

Defend Yourself: The First Book on Ketsugo

by Hank Roberts
1961
Magnum Publications, New York
66 pages

Ketsugo included Judo, Karate, Ate-Waza, Aikido, Yawara, Savate and Jiu Jitsu.

donated by Halford E. Jones

026c

Chinese Karate Kung-Fu: Original "Sil Lum" System

by T. Y. Wong and K. H. Lee
1961
192 pages

005c

Karate and Its Development in Hawaii to 1959
University of Hawaii Master's Thesis

by Bruce Alan Haines
June 1962
101 pages

Mr. Haines studied Kenpo and Karate in Hawaii under William K.S. Chow, Masaichi Oshiro and Kenneth Murakami.

062c

Karate by Pictures: The Science of Self-Defence by the Empty Hand Lucidly Explained and Illustrated

by H. D. Plee
1962
W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd.
61 pages

086c

Judo-Karate for Law Officers:
Defense and Control, a Simple Method

by Bruce Tegner
1962
Thor Publishing Company
125 pages

021c

Bruce Lee's Modern Gung Fu - Karate

by James Y. Lee

Reprinted in the Philipines by Latino H. Gonzales
1963
237 pages

This edition has additional photos and materials, including photos of William K. S. Chow, Gogen Yamaguchi, and Katsuya Miyahira.

donated by Halford E. Jones

088c

The Way of Karate

by George E. Mattson
1963
Charles E. Tuttle Company
199 pages

087c

Karate-Do No Tanoshimi
Enjoying Karate-Do

by Takashi Miyagi
Originally published October 1, 1963 (Showa 38)
Reprinted November 1, 1969 (Showa 44)
216 pages
Japanese language

The author is the son of Chojun Miyagi, who visited Hawaii in 1934.

074c 074t 074z

Practical Karate: Book I
Fundamentals

by M. Nakayama and Donn F. Draeger
Charles E. Tuttle Company
first printed 1963
Sixteenth printing, 1974
112 pages

donated by Sensei Allen Tanzadeh

081c

Secrets of Chinese Karate

by Ed Parker
Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Published 1963
239 pages

Ed Parker learned Kenpo in Hawaii under Professor William H. Chow

donated by Sensei Masaichi Oshiro

061c 123c
Paperback edition 1968

Judo

Volume XXXIV No. 5
May 1963
64 pages

donated by Sensei Allen Tanzadeh

087c

Judo and Karate Belt Degrees: Requirements, Rules, Regulations

by Bruce Tegner
First printing, November 1963
Revised edition, June 1967
Thor Publishing Co.
94 pages

135c

Karatedo Taihokan
The Great Treasure Trove of Karatedo

by Kanken Toyama
Published by Tsuru Shobo
Published November 20, 1963 (Showa 38)
437 pages
Japanese language

donated by Sensei Mitsugi Kobayashi

020c 020t 020z

Ryukyu no Buyo
Dance of Ryukyu and Self-Defense Dances

by Seihin Yamanouchi
March 15, 1963 (Showa 38)
266 pages
Japanese and some English language

donated by Dr. Gordon Warner

016c 016t

Mas Oyama's Karate

by Bobby Lowe
1964
ARC Books
215 pages

Lowe Sensei is one of Hawaii's most senior Karate instructors.

112c

The Kashi-No-Bo Technique

by Claude St. Denise
Key Publishing Company
1964
64 pages

donated by Halford E. Jones

045c

Ryukyu Kobudo Taikan
Encyclopedia of Ryukyu Kobudo

by Shinken Taira
1964 (Showa 39)
Japanese language

donated by Mrs. Tomu Arakawa and Sensei Katsuhiko Shinzato

015b
box cover
015c
book cover
015t
title page
015z
publishing date page

English translation of Ryukyu Kobudo Taiken (by Shinken Taira)

entiled The Encyclopedia of Okinawan Kobudo

by Patrick and Yuriko McCarthy
International Ryukyu Karate Research Society
1994
135 pages

donated by Sensei Patrick McCarthy

177c

The Karate Dojo

by Peter Urban
no publisher shown
1964
82 pages

066c

The Karate Dojo: Traditions and Tales of a Martial Art

by Peter Urban
Charles E. Tuttle Company
Eighth printing 1974
145 pages

donated by Sensei Masaichi Oshiro

066c2

Honor Blackman's Book of Self-Defense

by Honor Blackman
Originally published 1965
1967 edition
Penguin Books
134 pages

donated by Halford E. Jones

067c

Karatedo Shin Kyotei
Karatedo New Teaching Method

by Masatoshi Nakayama
Published February 10, 1965 (Showa 40)
Published by Japan Karate Kyokai
318+ pages
Japanese language

donated by Mrs. Tomu Arakawa

053b
box cover
053c
book cover
053t1
title page
053t2
title page

This Is Karate

by Masutatsu Oyama
Originally published 1965
1967 edition
Japan Publications Trading Company
367 pages

donated by Sensei Bobby Lowe

i071c

The Techniques of Okinawan Shorin-Ryu Karate

by Latino H. Gonzalez
Originally published 1966
Third printing 1973
Allied Printing & Binding Co., Ltd.
160 pages

donated by Halford E. Jones

i078c

Karate Jutsu Nyumon
Introduction to the Art of Karate

by Yasuhiro Konishi
Gyoshu Shoten
August 15, 1966 (Showa 41)
222 pages
Japanese language

064c 064t 064z

How to Protect Yourself with Karate

by Craig Lomack
1966
Pocket Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.
118 pages

056c

Karate-Do (copy)

by Kenei Mabuni
May, 1966 (Showa 41)
340 pages
Japanese language

original being sought

222c 222t 222z

Karate-Do

by Kenei Mabuni
Originally published May, 1966 (Showa 41)
August 15, 1968 (Showa 43)
341 pages
Japanese language

048d 048c
048t 048z

Goju no Ibuki: Karate-Do no Shinzui
The Breath(ing) of Goju: Karate-Do's Essence

by Gogen Yamaguchi
July 1, 1966 (Showa 41)
248 pages
Japanese language

donated by Sensei Masaichi Oshiro

074c 074t 074z

Karate-Do no Shinzui
The Essence of Karate-Do

by Tsai Chang Gan
September 17, 1966 (Showa 41)
316 pages
Japanese language

108c 108t 108z

Karate-Do Nyumon

Introduction to Karate-Do

by Takeishi Naito
May 1, 1967 (Showa 42)
Published by Tokyo Shoten
235 pages
Japanese language

049c 049t 049z

Dynamic Karate

by Masatoshi Nakayama
Kodansha International Ltd.
1967
308 pages

donated by Russell Ogata

072c

Vital Karate

by Masutatsu Oyama
First edition, 1967
Seventeenth printing, November 1982
Japan Publications Trading Company
128 pages

206c

Karate Basic Principles

by A. Pfluger
Translated by Dale S. Cunningham and Paul Kuttner
First edition, 1967
Falken-Verlag Erich Sickler, Wiesbaden
Reprinted 1972
Barnes & Noble, Inc.
144 pages

137c

Karate-Do

by Tatsuo Suzuki
1967
Pelham
First American edition, 1984
The Putnam Publishing Group
160 pages

142c

Black Belt Judo, Karate and Jukado: Advanced Techniques for Experts

by Bruce Tegner
First edition, October 1967
Thor Publishing Co.
94 pages

136c

Clubs in Self Defense and Mob Control

by John E. Anketell
Monadnock Lifetime Products, Inc.
1968
24 pages

donated by Halford E. Jones

048c

Defend Yourself! A Complete Karate Manual

by David Chapnick
A Signet Book
1968
144 pages

donated by Halford E. Jones

052c

Korean Karate: Free Fighting Techniques

by Sihak Henry Cho
Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc.
Originally published 1968
Fourteenth printing, 1975
249 pages

056c

Teach Yourself Karate

by Eric Dominy
Originally published 1968
1984 edition
Bell Publishing Company
192 pages

052c

Spike and Chain: Japanese Fighting Arts

by Charles V. Gruzanski
1968
Charles E. Tuttle Co.
103 pages

donated by Russell Ogata

197c

Karate's History and Traditions

by Bruce A. Haines
Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc.
First printing: 1968
192 pages

Mr. Haines studied Kenpo and Karate in Hawaii under William K.S. Chow, Masaichi Oshiro and Kenneth Murakami.

donated by Sensei Masaichi Oshiro

067

Shashin De Oboeru Karate No Naraikata
Learning Karate Through Pictures

by Hiroshi Kinjo
First printing: Showa 43 (December 25, 1968)
Eighth printing: Showa 44 (November 25, 1969)
Japanese language

i020c 020z

Seito Karatedo
Traditional Karatedo

by Takashi Miyagi, Goju-ryu Soke
(ancestral head of Goju-ryu, eldest son of the founder)
Published by Seitosha
September 10, 1968 (Showa 43)
237 pages
Japanese language

The author is the son of Chojun Miyagi, who visited Hawaii in 1934.

030c 030t 030z

Ancient Martial Arts of the Ryuku Islands Series I:
The Basic Formal Exercise of Nunchaku

by Ryusho Sakagami
Tokaido Co. Ltd.
1968
14 pages
Japanese and English

118c

Korean Karate: The Art of Tae Kwon Do

by Duk Sung Son and Robert J. Clark
Prentice-Hall
1968
312 pages

057c

Karate: Goju-Ryu By The Cat

by Gogen Yamaguchi
International Karate-Do Goju-kai
April 1, 1968 (Showa 43)
287 pages
English

donated by Sensei Masaichi Oshiro

060c 060z

The Medical Implications of Karate Blows

by Brian Adams
1969
128 pages

073c

Self-Defense Karate

by Sihak Henry Cho
1969
64 pages

0i57c

Shotokan Karate Katas No. 1
Kanku-Dai

by Horokazu Kanazawa
Paul H. Crompton Ltd.
1969
33 pages

184c

Karate Kyoshitsu
Karate Classroom, Volume 1

by Kazuo Kikuchi
Published by Toyo Shuppan
December 25, 1969 (Showa 44)
351 pages
Japanese language

007c 007t 007z

Sui Lum Gung Fu Series 1: Lau Gar Kuen

by Buck Sam Kong and James Hughes
Printed by O. L. Printing Co., Hong Kong
196?
76 pages

Sifu Kong was a very active teacher in Hawaii. This appears to be one of his earliest books.

donated by Russell Ogata

073c


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