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  1. Dream Spectres 2

    Dream Spectres 2 - Kabuki Nightmares: Ukiyo-E Ghosts, Magic And Mayhem

    $39.95

    Ukiyo-e, the art of woodblock design and printing, enjoyed a symbiosis with the kabuki theater almost from its inception in the late 17th century, with a significant number of images devoted to the popular theater. Learn More
  2. Samurai And Tiger Wars

    Samurai And Tiger Wars: Art by Kuniyoshi and Others (Ukiyo-e Master Series)

    $34.95

    As the creation of Japanese woodblock prints grew in popularity in the late Edo period, tigers could be found in the designs of many important ukiyo-e artists, either alone or shown in conflict with legendary Japanese warriors and tiger-hunters such as Kato Kiyomasa, “conqueror” of Korea. Learn More
  3. Eastern Shadows

    Eastern Shadows: Illustrated Japanese Ghost And Monster Tales (Ukiyo-e Master Series)

    $34.95

    In the late 19th and early 20th century, several Western writers who visited the newly-opened Japan assimilated, translated and published a host of weird, scary and stirring stories from the country's ancient folklore. Learn More
  4. Pornodelic Pleasures

    Pornodelic Pleasures: Jess Franco Cinema

    $29.95

    An illustrated document of the films of Jess Franco, the European cult director best known for his lurid depictions of sex, obsession, and horror. Learn More
  5. The Savage Samurai

    Savage Samurai: Warrior Prints 1800-1899 by Kuniyoshi, Yoshitoshi And Others (Ukiyo-e Master Series)

    $49.95

    MUSHA-E ("warrior pictures”) constitute one of the major and most dynamic sub-genres of ukiyo-e, the populist art of 19th century Japan. Learn More
  6. Night Parade Of Dead Souls

    Night Parade Of Dead Souls: Japanese Ghost Paintings (Ukiyo-e Master Series)

    $29.95

    The female ghost or yurei (literally, "faded spirit”) is perhaps the most recognizable figure in Japanese horror culture, powerfully reinforced through the success of Japanese ghost films such as Ringu ("The Ring”) and Ju-On ("The Grudge”). Learn More
  7. The 47 Ronin: Samurai Art by Kunisada

    47 Ronin: Samurai Art by Kunisada (Ukiyo-e Master Specials)

    $29.95

    The story of the 47 ronin - a band of samurai who became masterless after the enforced seppuku (ritual suicide) of their daimyo, Asano Takumi-no-Kami Naganori - is a legend which stems from a true historical episode of deadly revenge during the period 1701-1703. Learn More
  8. Outlaw Swords Of Death

    Outlaw Swords Of Death: Warrior And Hero Designs 1825-45 (Ukiyo-e Master Series)

    $39.95

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) is regarded as one of the true masters of ukiyo-e, the populist art of Edo-period Japan. Learn More
  9. Night Parade Of Hell Creatures

    Night Parade Of Hell Creatures: Bizarre Demonic Art By Kyosai (Ukiyo-e Master Series)

    $34.95

    Kawanabe Kyosai (1831-89) was only 6 years old when he joined the school of the great ukiyo-e master Utagawa Kuniyoshi, along with such fellow pupils as Yoshitoshi, who followed him in 1850. Learn More
  10. Outlaw Swords Of Death

    Cruelty And Carnage: Superviolent Art by Yoshiiku & Others (Ukiyo-e Master Series)

    $34.95

    Muzan-e ("cruel pictures”) and Chimidoro-e ("bloody pictures”) together constitute a significant strand of ukiyo-e, the populist art of late Edo-period Japan. Learn More
  11. Black Leather Lucifer

    Black Leather Lucifer: The Films Of Kenneth Anger

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    Kenneth Anger: author of Hollywood Babylon, true disciple of Aleister Crowley, former mentor to both Bobby Beausoleil and Mick Jagger, amongst others - and one of the most original and talented film-makers of the 20th Century. Learn More
  12. Eyes of Blood

    Eyes Of Blood: The Hammer Films

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    The meteoric rise of Hammer Films as a force in world horror cinema resulted from the release of two seminal movies: The Curse Of Frankenstein in 1957 and, especially, 1958's Dracula starring Christopher Lee. Learn More
  13. Decadence and Dissolution

    Decadence and Dissolution: Tattoo and Kabuki Art By Kunichika

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    Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900) was one of the last great masters of ukiyo-e, the Japanese art of woodblock-printing which peaked in the late Edo and early Meiji periods. Learn More
  14. Samurai Ghost And Monster Wars

    Samurai Ghost and Monster Wars: Supernatural Art By Kuniyoshi

    $34.95

    Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) is regarded as one of the true masters of ukiyo-e, the art of Edo-period Japan. Kuniyoshi produced thousands of prints and designs during his lifetime, but is perhaps best-known for his musha-e ("warrior prints”), with which he came to prominence in 1830. Learn More
  15. The Eye of Atrocity

    The Eye Of Atrocity: Superviolent Art By Yoshitoshi

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    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, apprenticed to ukiyo-e master Kuniyoshi since his adolescence, was twenty years old when he first began to make sketches of severed heads and dismembered corpses. Soon he would start to incorporate this imagery into his work, and his vivid and bloody battle scenes quickly caught the public eye. Learn More
  16. Demons From The Haunted World

    Demons from the Haunted World: Supernatural Art By Yoshitoshi

    $39.95

    Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, a student of ukiyo-e master Utagawa Kuniyoshi, showed a predilection towards two types of subject in his early work: exceptionally bloody musha-e ("warror prints”), and supernatural images of demons and ghosts. Learn More
  17. Jivaro: Head-Hunters Of The Amazon

    Jivaro: Head-Hunters Of The Amazon

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    The Jivaro Indians of the Peru-Ecuador interior have long been renowned for their ferocity and cruelty in warfare; they are also shamanistic, communing with ancient spectres through the ingestion of poisonous hallucinogens. But above all, the Jivaro are known for their unique and macabre brand of death magic - the severing and shrinking of human heads. Learn More
  18. Adult Movie Superstars Vol. 2

    Adult Movie Superstars Volume 2: The Eurozone Photos

    $24.95

    ADULT MOVIE SUPERSTARS looks back at the so-called "Golden Age” of European sex movies - roughly from 1972 until 1980 and the advent of video technology - and focuses on 4 legendary actresses/models from that era, presenting photographic profiles of each of them, with over 130 rarely-seen images. Learn More
  19. Tokyo Grindhouse Volume 1

    Tokyo Grindhouse Volume 1: Pinky Violence Bad Girl Cinema

    $24.95

    Between 1970 and 1974, numerous Japanese film companies - in particular Nikkatsu and Toei - produced dozens of films in a new sub-genre which combined action, sex, violence and crime, and was dominated by ruthless and deadly delinquent females. Learn More
  20. Dream Spectres

    Dream Spectres: Extreme Ukiyo-E: Sex, Blood, Demons, Monsters, Ghosts, Tattoo

    $39.95

    UKIYO-E - "images from the floating world” - were the most popular art-form of 19th century Japan. Like modern-day manga, these prints could be mass-produced and were admired by people from all sectors of society; and as in manga, the art of ukiyo-e included significant sub-genres dealing in violence, erotica and horror. Learn More
  21. Sadomania

    Sadomania: Sinema de Sade

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    The Marquis de Sade (1740-1804) is perhaps the most extreme example of a writer whose actual life history has been inextricably confused with the events and characters depicted in his fiction, resulting in the popular perception of de Sade as some mythic personnification of sexual depravity, cruelty and evil. Learn More
  22. Psychedelic Sex Vampires

    Psychedelic Sex Vampires: Jean Rollin Cinema

    $24.95

    An illustrated appreciation of the films of Jean Rollin, the cult French film director best-known for his surrealistic depictions of vampires, sex, and horror. Learn More
  23. Adult Movie Superstars

    Adult Movie Superstars Volume 1: Golden Age Photos

    $24.95

    A look back at the Golden Age of American porno movies from 1970 until 1980 with foccus on 10 legendary actresses/models from that era. Learn More
  24. Chapel Of Gore And Psychosis

    Chapel Of Gore And Psychosis: The Grand Guignol Theatre

    $24.95

    The Grand Guignol Theatre in Paris, founded by Oscar Metenier in 1897, soon became world-renowned for staging wild and bizarre spectacles of madness, mutilation, horror and death. Learn More
  25. Moju: The Blind Beast

    Moju: The Blind Beast

    $13.95

    In Edogawa Rampo's Moju: The Blind Beast, a deranged, scarred and sightless sculptor kidnaps a model and imprisons her in a psychedelic labyrinth of giant sculpted eyes and other outlandish body parts, before dismembering her in a fearful blood-orgy. Learn More

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