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Britton, D. Guyver (Dorothy Guyver) 1922-

Overview
Works: 66 works in 189 publications in 4 languages and 4,166 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Poetry  Personal narratives‡vJapanese  Fiction  Pictorial works  Anecdotes  Diaries  Military history  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Music 
Roles: Author, Translator, Arranger, Editor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PL794.4, 895.6132
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Most widely held works about D. Guyver Britton
 
Most widely held works by D. Guyver Britton
The narrow road to the Deep North : and other travel sketches by Bashō Matsuo( Book )

20 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back Roads to Far Towns, the last of Basho's travel diaries, is the evocative account of this arduous journey, the crowning achievement of a lifetime of writing. This edition is introduced by Robert Hass, Poet Laureate of the United States
Japanese for busy people : [new, unique approach to effective daily communication in Japanese] by Kokusai Nihongo Fukyū Kyōkai (Japan)( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

25 easy-to-follow lessons help learners gain a working knowledge of the spoken Japanese language. Answers and transcripts included. With audio CD. Suitable for self-study, building vocabulary, and developing listening and speaking skills
National parks of Japan by Mary Sutherland( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The silver drum : a Japanese imperial memoir by Chichibu no Miya Setsuko( Book )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of a Japanese princess. It is the first autobiography by a member of the Japanese Imperial Family to be published in English. Her name was Setsuko, Princess Chichibu, who was born in Walton-on-Thames, England, in 1909, was educated at the Peeresses' School for Girls, Tokyo, and the Friends School, Washington, and was then invited to marry Prince Chichibu, younger brother of Emperor Hirohito and therefore next in line to the throne. She accepted, and although from a distinguished noble family in western Japan - the Matsudairas - she was technically a commoner because her father had earlier renounced his title and so she had to be 'adopted' by the Imperial Family. The marriage duly took place in September 1928. She died at the age of 85 in August 1995, the Prince having died prematurely of tuberculosis some forty years earlier
The Japanese crane : bird of happiness by D. Guyver Britton( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the Japanese crane, its life, and place in literature, art and folklore
Japan, a living portrait( Book )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spitfires in Japan : from Farnborough to the Far East : a memoir by Cecil Bouchier( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kamakura : fact & legend by Iso Mutsu( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kamakura: Fact and Legend, has long been the definitive work on Kamakura. This classic book is the lifetime achievement of Countess Iso Mutsu (nEe Gertrude Ethel Passingham), a talented, inquisitive Englishwoman who against all odds married a Japanese diplomat at the turn of the century, and so came to live most of her life in this beautiful city. Iso Mutsu was one of the first to discover that much of the magic of Kamakura today lies in fascinating historical events of the past, among them: the brilliant conquests of Minamoto no Yoritomo, the defiant dance of Shizuka Gozen at Hachiman Shrine, and the amazing rescue of Nichiren at Katase. Her brilliantly crafted accounts of these events, interwoven with walking tours of Kamakura, introduce the city's most important historical sites and explain why they are so famous. Kamakura: Fact and Legend, the only book that Iso Mutsu wrote, is a testament to the devotion with which she succeeded in unlocking Kamakura's secrets for the outside world. The inspiration and reference for later works on Kamakura, this classic volume is both the original and the most in-depth guide to an ancient capital that continues to delight and amaze the traveler
Totto-chan, the little girl at the window by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi( Book )

19 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This engaging series of childhood recollections tells about an ideal school in Tokyo during World War II that combined learning with fun, freedom, and love. This unusual school had old railroad cars for classrooms, and it was run by an extraordinary man-its founder and headmaster, Sosaku Kobayashi-who was a firm believer in freedom of expression and activity. In real life, the Totto-chan of the book has become one of Japan's most popular television personalities-Tetsuko Kuroyanagi. She attributes her success in life to this wonderful school and its headmaster."--Publisher's description
Nocturnal man-made trees by Kiyoaki Toyohara( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whispering leaves in Grosvenor Square, 1936-37 by Yuki Yoshida( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yuzuru = The twilight heron : opera in one act by Ikuma Dan( )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in Japanese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TuTze-Chun by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa( Book )

6 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let's sing in Japanese by Radio Japan( )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1968 in Japanese and English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The girl with white flag : an inspiring tale of love and courage in war time by Tomiko Higa( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1945 Okinawa, a seven year old girl is wandering about carrying a white flag
Japanese sketches by D. Guyver Britton( Recording )

1 edition published in 1957 and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Besuto obu Madogiwa no Totto-chan = Best of Totto-chan, the little girl at the window by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in Japanese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20 folk songs of Japan( )

1 edition published in 1969 in Japanese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voyage poétique à travers le Japon d'autrefois la route étroite vers les districts du Nord et Haïku choisis by Bashō Matsuo( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recipes using British Columbia fruit by D. Guyver Britton( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Japanese for busy people : [new, unique approach to effective daily communication in Japanese]National parks of JapanThe silver drum : a Japanese imperial memoirJapan, a living portraitSpitfires in Japan : from Farnborough to the Far East : a memoirTotto-chan, the little girl at the windowWhispering leaves in Grosvenor Square, 1936-37The girl with white flag : an inspiring tale of love and courage in war timeBesuto obu Madogiwa no Totto-chan = Best of Totto-chan, the little girl at the window