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Chinese Kung-Fu Karato (Atado) The Chinese Art of Self-Defence that is Executed Almost Without any Bodily Contact. (Leong Fu System of Self-Defence).
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia: 1958 - 21 red and white card wallets containing loose sheets, front wrappers printed and illustrated in black, rear wrappers illustrated with a photographic portrait of Leong Fu. First number front wrapper almost split but holding, with a small chip to front top fore-corner, otherwise general rubbing and creasing to extremities, generally the set in very good condition. Illustrated front wrappers to each number, photographic profile of Leong Fu to rear wrapper of each number, illustrated and photographic figures to loose sheets throughout numbers 1-21. First editions, rare complete set, of Kung-Fu Karato (Atado) founder Leong Fu's illustrated martial arts training series. Leong Fu "Atado" Lee trained in China, but when it became a Republic in 1948 he moved to Japan, then settled in Malaysia and opened his own school, teaching his own brand of amalgamated "Atado Karate" (Atado was his nickname). Rare complete, with no copies recorded by OCLC in any libraries internationally, and no trade records in the usual channels. [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
Last Found On: 2018-01-09           Check availability:      ZVAB    


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