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75 Years of the National Research Institute for Cultural Properties,Tokyo: Text
『東京文化財研究所七十五年史 本文編』
2006 marked the 75th year of the establishment of the Institute. In commemoration of this anniversary, 75 years of the Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties: Text was published. 2010, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan (+81-(0)3-3561-5993), Price: ¥35,000 + Tax

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75 Years of the National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo – Archives
『東京文化財研究所七十五年史 資料編』
This volume contains lists of projects undertaken by the Institute and the materials collected through those projects from the foundation of The Institute of Art Research in 1930 to 2005. 2008, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan (+81-(0)3-3561-5993), Price: ¥38,000 + Tax

年報 Annual Report is published every year on the process and outcome of research activities of the Institute of the previous fiscal year.
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概要 Profile (The Institute Information) is compiled and published in the beginning of earch fiscal year. This is visual brochure to inform the organization, staff, and research activities on the annual plan of the Institute.
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東文研ニュース TOBUNKEWNNES is a quarterly news flash of a more public nature, selected from among various research activities and related news items.
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年鑑 Yearbook of Japanese Art has been published
since 1936. It provides an annual overview of the
art world in Japan.
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美術研究 The Bijutsu Kenkyu (The Journal of Art Studies) has been published since 1932. It carries monograms, research materials, commentaries on plates and other information pertaining not only to Japanese and East Asian art but also to Western art related to modern and contemporary Japanese art.
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芸能の科学 Geino no Kagaku (Performing Arts Studies) is a journal that presents the results of the research into Japanese traditional music, dance, theater and folk performing arts. It has been published since 1972 to 2005, and replaced by the Research and Reports on Intangible Cultural Heritage.
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無形文化遺産研究報告 Research and Reports on Intangible Cultural Heritage has been published since 2006 by the Department of Intangible Cultural Heritage. It contains academic papers, research reports and translations of classic documents into modern Japanese. The articles are availabe as PDF files from the website of the Department.
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保存科学 Science for Conservation has been published since 1964. It contains articles on studies related to the conservation and restoration of cultural properties conducted by the Institute. The articles are availabe as PDF files from the website of the Center for Conservation Science and Restoration Techniques.
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Investigative Report on the Optical Study of Li Tang's Windy Pines Among a Myriad Valleys
『李唐萬壑松風図光學検測報告』
Investigation report of the cooperative research with the National Palace Museum, Taiwan, consists of high solution, infra-red, and thermo-luminescence photos of the painting as well as the article on the history of the research on this work. 2011, National Palace Museum, 1160 NT$

Research on Intangible Cultural Heritages in Korea and Japan
『日韓無形文化遺産研究』

Research on Intangible Cultural Heritages in Korea and Japan was issued in November 2011 in collaboration with the National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage of South Korea, as a result of a 3-year research exchange project between South Korea and Japan starting from 2008. (not for sale)

Report on The Cooperative Program for the Conservation of Japanese Art Objects Overseas
『在外日本古美術品保存修復協力事業報告書』
The aim of this program is to promote conservation and utilization of Japanese paintings and urushi objects have been possessed overseas. This volume includes the reports on the restorations that were completed in 2010 fiscal year and the workshops of Japanese restoration techniques in foreign countries. Japanese/English, 2012, not for sale

Capturing the 'Original': Conveying Cultural Properties
『“オリジナル”の行方―文化財を伝えるために』

A report on the International Symposium held in 2008. It covers Western aesthetics, contemporary art and intangible cultural properties, mainly on Japanese and Eastern art, and explores the ways to convey cultural properties while intending to maintain the'original' as it is. 2010, Heibonsha (+81-(0)3-3818-0874), Price: ¥3,500 + Tax

Kuroda Seiki:Recueil de documents en français
『黒田清輝フランス語資料集』

Archives of Seiki Kuroda's unpublished letter drafts and his diary (in French, 1888) and letters to Kuroda written in European languages, republished and translated into Japanese with original texts. 2009, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan (+81-(0)3-3561-5993), Price: ¥18,000 + tax

Archives of the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography, Academy of Science, Tajikistan: Plans and artifacts (pottery and wood carvings) of Kakhkakha sites (2011)
『カフカハ遺跡群の図面と出土品(土器と木彫)』

This volume contains the drawings of the caves by digital measurement and introduces their architectural features and present condition for conservation. It also includes the chronological study of the caves on the comparison between their architectural style and the result of radiocarbon dating. 2011, not for sale

Compilation of dated inscriptions on Japanese painting - 15th Century
『日本絵画史年紀資料集成 十五世紀』
This fundamental research material compilation presents a chronological arrangement of transcriptions into modern Japanese of 833 dated inscriptions from among those found on paintings created primarily in Japan during the entire 100-year period of the 15th century, the height of Japan's Muromachi period. This volume continues on from the 1984 publication, Compilation of dated inscriptions on Japanese painting 10th - 14th Centuries. 2011, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan (+81-(0)3-3561-5993), Price: ¥19,000 + Tax

Research Materials: Techniques of Hollow Dry Lacquer Sculpture
『研究資料 脱活乾漆像の技法』
This publication includes fundamental data, such as detail dimensions and description of the structure and condition for each Tempyo era hollow dry lacquer sculpture, with x-ray transmission images and other photography. A CD is included in the back of the volume providing a "Lexicon Database for Color Related Terminology Found in Nara Period Historical Documents". 2011, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan, Price: ¥9,500 + Tax

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Ito Jakuchu, Doshoku Sai-e
『伊藤若冲 動植綵絵』

A report on the scientific research of Doshoku Sai-e (Colorful Realm of Living Beings) by Ito Jakuchu conducted with the Museum of the Imperial Collections. It consists of two volumes, one on scientific research and the other on high-resolution photographs. 2010, Shogakukan (+81-(0)3-3230-5144), Price: ¥50,000 + Tax

Structure, Design and Technique of the Bamiyan Buddhist Caves, Recent Cultural Heritage Issues in Afghanistan Volume 5
『アフガニスタン文化遺産調査資料集第5巻「バーミヤーン仏教石窟の建築構造およびその意匠と技法」』

This volume contains the drawings of the caves by digital measurement and introduces their architectural features and present condition for conservation. It also includes the chronological study of the caves on the comparison between their architectural style and the result of radiocarbon dating. 2011, Akashi Shoten (+81-(0)3-5818-1171), Price: ¥13,000 + Tax

Listed Works of the Exhibitions in the Taisho Period
『大正期美術展覧会の研究』

This is the publication succeeded the previous one, Listed Works of the Exhibitions in the Meiji Period published in 1994. It covers more than 30 major exhibitions held from 1907 to 1930. Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan, Price: ¥25,000 + Tax

Series of Instruments for Protecting Cultural Property [3]: Database on Laws for Protection of Cultural Property
『各国の文化財保護法令シリーズ[3]日本』

This book introduces the Japanese Law for the Protection of Cultural Property in English. Leading judgments in this field have been summarized in Japanese and placed immediately after related articles of the original law in force. 2009, not for sale

A National Treasure, Kichijoten on Hemp Cloth
『国宝麻布著色吉祥天像』

A report on a very rare painting in color of the Nara period, Kichijoten, in the collection of Yakushiji temple. By conducting joint research on this work with the Nara National Museum using high-resolution digital images, including infrared and fluorescent images, and X-ray fluorescent analysis, an attempt is made to
delve into the aesthetics of the Tempyo period. 2008, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan, Price: ¥19,000 + Tax

Corsair KD431: The Time Capsule Fighter
『コルセアKD431文化財としての航空機修復』
A book that provides a detailed documentation of the investigation and conservation of Corsair KD431, a project that was executed at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, UK. Originally published in English, the book was translated into Japanese by the Japan Aeronautic Association and supervised by the Institute. 2009, Office HANS (+81-(0)3-3400-9611), Price: ¥3,200 + Tax

Preliminary Report on the Conservation of the Birch Bark Buddhist Manuscripts
『アフガニスタン文化遺産調査資料集概報第5巻英語版』
Report on the conservation of fragments of birch bark Buddhist manuscripts found in the process of the conservation work at Bamiyan Site. 2009, not for sale

Collected Works of Yanagisawa Taka
『柳澤孝仏教絵画史論集』
This publication records the research papers of the late Yanagisawa Taka, researcher emeritus of the Institute, focusing on his papers previously published in magazines, catalogues and reports. Yanagisawa's survey methods that actively employ optical and scientific techniques are linked to the research methods used at the Institute today. 2006 , Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan, Price: ¥35,000 + Tax

English version of Conservation of Industrial Heritage 2 - Conservation of Vesseles
『未来につなぐ人類の技2―船舶の保存と修復』
Examples of the conservation of all types of vessels, from wooden boats to huge steel ships, in Japan and abroad are introduced. 2004 , Office HANS, Price: ¥3,000 + Tax
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Conservation of Sites and Water -22nd Conference on International Cooperation in Conservation-
『遺跡保存と水 第22回国際文化財保存修復研究会報告書』

Proceedings of the 22nd Conference on International Cooperation in Conservation in December 2008. 2009, not for sale

Museum Pest Cards
『文化財害虫カード 改訂版』

Handy-sized cards of 33 major museum pests giving information about their characteristics, size and damage they cause to cultural properties. The cards were originally introduced by Tom Strang of the Canadian Conservation Institute and Rika Kigawa of this Institute during the joint IPM Workshop 2004. They are conveniently
portable and we hope that they will be utilized on site at museums and other related facilities. 2007, Kuba Pro Co. Ltd. (+81-(0)3-3238-1689), Price: ¥700 + Tax

Conservation of Industrial Heritage 8: Utilization of Aircrafts
『未来につなぐ人類の技8―航空機遺産の保存と活用』
This book is the second publication focusing on the utilization of modern cultural heritage, particularly on that of aircrafts. It is the proceedings of a study meeting at which David Morris, the author of a book on Corsair KD431, and persons engaged in the conservation of aircrafts in Japan spoke on the methods of utilization of aircrafts. 2009, not for sale

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Ryugeji, Seated Bodhisattva with One Leg Pendant, Archive for Art Studies, vol. IV
『龍華寺 菩薩半跏像―美術研究作品資料―第4冊』
A hollow dry lacquer statue of a seated Bodhisattva (Tempyo period) was unexpectedly discovered in a storehouse at Ryugeji temple in Kanagawa prefecture in 1998. This is a report on the investigation made into its structure and method of manufacture employed. 2007, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan, Price: ¥19,000 + Tax

Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage: International Cooperation and the Role of Japan
『第30回文化財の保存修復に関する国際研究集会「無形文化遺産の保護―国際的協力と日本の役割―」』
This is the proceedings of the 30th International Symposium on the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property held in February 2007. In response to the coming into force of the UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in April 2004, participants of the symposium, including guest speakers from 5 Asian countries, discussed the recent situations of and prospects for safeguarding intangible cultural heritage. 2008, not for sale

Conservation of Railway I
『近代の文化遺産の保存修復に関する報告書』

English version of Conservation of Industrial Heritage 3. Examples of conservation of rolling stock both in Japan and abroad are investigated, and attempts to solve problems related to these are introduced. Not only steam locomotives, of whose concervation there are many examples, but also examples of rolling stocks as well as information on railroad museums in Japan and abroad are included. 2005, Editori R (+81-(0)3-3793-6640), not for sale

Documenting the Cultural Heritage of Kabul. Survey Project in the Kabul Region, Afghanistan funded by
UNESCO in 2006 Recent Cultural Heritage Issues in Afghanistan Supplement 2
This report is a debriefing of a UNESCO project, “Documenting the Cultural Heritage of Kabul, Survey Project in the Kabul Region” which was jointly conducted in 2006 by the Japan Center for International Cooperation in Conservation and The Ministry of Information and Culture, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. 2008, not for sale

Investigative Report on the Handscroll "Autobiography" by Huai-su
『懐素自叙帖検査報告 : 國立故宮博物院建院80年週年紀盛』
國立故宮博物院, 東京文化財研究所 [編]

A report on the investigation of Autobiography by Huai-su in the collection of the National Palace Museum using optical methods. Huai-su of T'ang dynasty is famous for the graceful style of calligraphy. This report contributes a new perspective to the discussion of the scroll. Color illustrations of high-resolution digital images and images by optical methods, such as infrared, and a report by Prof. Ho, a researcher of the National Palace Museum, are included. 2005, The National Palace Museum, Taipei, Price: NT$ 800

Catalogue of Exhibits from Art Exhibitions of the Showa Era (Pre-World War II volume)
『昭和期美術展覧会出品目録〔戦前篇〕』
This publication records exhibit lists from major art exhibitions held by 32 organizations from Showa 1(1926) through the end of World War II in Showa 20 (1945). The lists include information on 70,000 art works and 10,000 artists. 2006, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan (+81-(0)3-3561-5993), Price: ¥25,000 + Tax

Utilization of Railway Heritage
『未来につなぐ人類の技7―鉄道遺産の活用』

In the past, six books have been published on various issues related to the conservation of modern cultural heritage. From now on, focus will be placed on their utilization. The first volume of this series will delve into matters related with the utilization of railway heritage. 2008, not for sale
Contents (in Japanese only)

Preliminary Reporton the Safeguarding of the Bamiyan Site 2006 -6th and 7th Missions -Recent Cultural Heritage Issues in Afganistan Preliminary Report Series 2
This report is a summary of the achievements by the 6th and 7th missions for “The Preservation of the Bamiyan Site” as part of the projects by the Japan Center for International Cooperation in Conservation, “Cooperative Projects for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage in West Asia”. 2007, not for sale

The Hikone Screen, National Treasure
『国宝 彦根屏風』
A report on the National Treasure The Hikone Screen, a masterpiece of genre paintings created during the early Edo Period. The Institute had held a joint investigation of The Hikone Screen with the Hikone Castle Museum. This report includes high-resolution digital images, near infrared images, luminescence images and pigment materials analysis that were used to study the fine detailed expressions of The Hikone Screen.
2008, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan (+81-(0)3-3561-5993), Price: ¥26,000 + Tax

Kuroda Seiki, Lakeside - Archive for Art Studies, volume V
『美術研究作品資料 第5冊 黒田清輝《湖畔》』
The life of Lakeside, an Important Cultural Property, is analyzed from various aspects such as its position in the artist's career, the sitter and the painter, history of its appearance in textbooks for art classes at elementary and junior high schools, and the way it has been described by art critics. 2008, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan (+81-(0)3-3561-5993), Price: ¥6,000 + Tax

Guidebook for Visual Documentation of Intangible Folk Cultural Properties
『無形民俗文化財映像記録作成の手引き』
This is a guidebook for the implementation of visual documentation projects on intangible folk cultural properties mainly conducted by local governments. The contents of this guidebook are based on the results of the “Conference on Visual Documentation of Intangible Folk Cultural Properties", which was held from 2003 to 2007 by the Department of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The book can also be downloaded as PDF files from the website of the Department. 2008, not for sale
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DVD, A Guide to Museum Pest Control
『DVD文化財生物被害防止ガイド』
This DVD shows the strategies for pest control in museums based on IPM (Integrated Pest Management) and covers topics from general sanitation to various treatments. 2004, Kuba Pro Co. Ltd. (+81-(0)3-3238-1689), Price: ¥4,200 + Tax

Conservation of Industrial Heritage 6- Problems on the Conservation of Industrial Heritage
『未来につなぐ人類の技6―近代遺産の修復のための諸問題』

Until now, several publications have been made on the conservation of industrial heritage based on presentations given during conferences on this matter. In this publication, papers presented at a follow-up conference held in 2005 are recorded. 2008, not for sale
Contents (in Japanese only)

Survey Report and Restoration Plan on Prambanan World Heritage Temples
Prambanan World Heritage compounds were seriously damaged by the Central Java earthquake on May 2006. At the request of the Indonesian government, the Institute coordinated a group of Japanese experts and conducted several researches for restoration plan. The report includes three appendix: Collected drawings, historical documents and geometrically modified images of Prambanan temples. 2008, (+81-(0)3-3823-4898), not for sale

Nihon no Bijutsu (The Art of Japan) No.492 Cultural Properties and Technology, The Work of the National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo
『日本の美術』No.492 文化財と科学技術東京文化財研究所のしごと』

Various matters related to cultural properties are discussed by referring to actual cases of investigation and research employing technology. These include: scientific investigation of cultural properties, conservation environment and deterioration, assessment of restoration materials and techniques as well as their improvement and development, conservation of modern cultural properties, international cooperation and technology in the conservation of cultural properties, cultural properties that are not tangible and their techniques as well as methods for their documentation. 2007, Shibundo (+81-(0)3-3268-2441), Price:¥1,571 + Tax

Ju-ichimen Kannon, Color on Silk, National Treasure
『国宝絹本著色十一面観音像』

A report on the National Treasure/Ju-ichimen Kannon, an outstanding example of a Buddhist painting of the late Heian period (12th C) in the collection of the Nara National Museum. Various types of images, including those that enable an understanding of the layer-structure of the painting and those that provide information
concerning the shape and distribution of pigment particles and the condition of the silk painting support, are used to study the delicate expressions found on this Buddhist painting. 2006, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan (+81-(0)3-3561-5993), Price: ¥19,000 + Tax
Collection of Writings by Kuroda Seiki
『黒田清輝著述集』

Collection of writings by Kuroda Seiki, pioneer of Western-style paintings of modern Japan, and records of interviews published in newspapers and magazines. The collection consists of 152 writings including Kuroda's comments on his own works and proposals concerning administration related to fine arts. 2007, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan (+81-(0)3-3561-5993), Price: ¥16,000 + Tax

Liturgy of Buddhist Services at Todaiji in March
『東大寺修二会の構成と所作』

A collection of reports on the liturgy of Buddhist services held at Todaiji temple in March by Sato Michiko, researcher emeritus of the Institute. Formerly reported in periodicals, they have been republished. 4 volumes, 2005, Hozokan (+81-(0)75-343-5656), Price: ¥58,000 + Tax

Conservation of Industrial Heritage 5- Conservation of Large Scale Structures
『未来につなぐ人類の技5-大型構造物の保存と修復』
Examples of conservation of large scale structures such as bridges and locks both in Japan and abroad are investigated, and attempts to solve problems related to these are introduced. Conservation of Industrial Heritage 4-Conservation of Railways II (English version) has also been published. 2006, Editori R (+81-(0)3-3793-6640), not for sale
Contents (in Japanese only)

Mural Paintings of the Silk Road: Cultural Exchanges between East and West
『シルクロードの壁画―東西文化の交流を探る』
It is the Proceedings of the 29th International Symposium on the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property held by the Institute in January 2006. 2006, Archetype Publications (+44-207-380-0800), Price: £39.50/$85.00

“Red and White Plum Blossoms,” National Treasure
『国宝紅白梅図屏風』
Survey report including the latest research on "Red and White Plum Blossoms", a representative work of OGATA Korin, an artist of the Edo period. Scientific analyses were made to clarify painting techniques, and some of the results raised interesting topics for discussion among academic circles and related disciplines. 2005, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan (+81-(0)3-3561-5993), Price: ¥25,000 + Tax

Nihon Toyo Kobijutsu Bunken Mokuroku (Bibliography of Japanese and Asian Pre-Modern Arts)
『日本東洋古美術文献目録 一九六六~二〇〇〇年 定期刊行物所載』
A sequel to the bibliography published in 1969. A bibliography of approximately 43,000 articles and reports published during a period of 35 years from January 1966 to December 2000 on Japanese and Asian pre-modern arts, architecture and archaeology. 2005, Chuo Koron Bijutsu Shuppan (+81-(0)3-3561-5993), Price: ¥50,000 + Tax

Japanese Musical Instruments: Toward a New Organology
『日本の楽器』

The proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on the Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property. A unique publication in which musical instruments are studied comprehensively from various viewpoints including music, art and craftwork. 2003, Shuppan Geijutsu-sha (+81-(0)3-3944-6250), Price: ¥5,000 + Tax

Cyclopedia of Museum Insects, Revised Edition
『文化財害虫事典2004年 改訂版』

The first cyclopedia in Japan of museum insects, accompanied by a poster of major museum insects. Reprinted in 2004 with addition of newest information. 2004, Kuba Pro Co. Ltd. (+81-(0)3-3238-1689), Price: ¥5,000 + Tax

Conservation of Industrial Heritage 4: Conservation of Railway II
『未来につなぐ人類の技4-鉄道の保存と修復II
Examples of conservation of railway facilities both in Japan and abroad are investigated, and various issues and attempts at their solution are introduced. 2005, Editori R (+81-(0)3-3793-6640), not for sale
Contents (in Japanese only)

Recent Cultural Heritage Issues in Afghanistan 3: Study of the Afghanistan's Displaced Cultural Properties - Materials and Techniques of the Bamiyan Mural Paintings
『アフガニスタン流出文化財の調査―バーミヤーン仏教壁画の材料と技法―』
A report containing analytical results of colourants by non-invasive methods and various photographic images taken with IR/UV/raking sources, including high-resolution digital data, of 41 fragments of the Buddhist mural paintings of Bamiyan/Foladi and Kakrak sites currently protected in Japan which were once illegally looted and taken out of Afghanistan. 2006, Akashi Shoten (+81-(0)3-5818-1171), Price:¥12,000 + Tax

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