Shortt, James (Seamus) G. & Hashimoto, Katsuharu,: Beginning Jiu-Jitsu (Ryoi-Shinto Style)
Book Number: 0118179
Paul H. Crompton Ltd., London, 1979. Softcover (with Flaps). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. acknowledgements, foreword by James Elkin, Chairman, Martial Arts Commission, introduction by authors letter of introduction From Venerable Zengo Miroko Maitreya / Zazen, glossary and appendix. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photography, some historic, and then a section of step-by step manoeuvres. Black-and-white photographic card cover with blue and black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. "This is the first book in English ever to trace the art of Jiu-Jitsu from its origins through to the present day." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Sunning and marks to the book panels, particularly the rear panel. Fading to the backstrip and there is a line of erosion of the card cover along the rear backstrip edge – please see photograph. Size: Trade Paperback. , II - VI, 133,  pages,. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Martial Arts; jiu-jitsu; ISBN: 0901764426. ISBN/EAN: 9780901764423. Inventory No: 0118179. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .