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Books to Span the East and West

The Tuttle Publishing Company was established in 1948 in Rutland, Vermont and Tokyo, Japan and has been a leading publisher of books on Asia since that time. We are extremely pleased to be able to continue this tradition.
The company’s founder, Charles Egbert Tuttle, Jr., was a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard University who was stationed in Japan immediately after World War II with the U.S. military working on General MacArthur’s staff. His job among other things was to help revive the Japanese publishing industry after the war, and after completing his military service he decided to stay on in Japan and set up his own business importing English-language books and magazines and exporting rare Japanese antiquarian books to U.S. libraries.
Over the past 60 years, Tuttle has published more than 6,000 books and today maintains an active backlist of around 2,000 titles. Many of the books originally published by Charles E. Tuttle in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s remain popular today—a great testament to his skill as a publisher. The company now produces 150 new titles each year, most of which still focus on the areas of Asian interest that Tuttle has long been known for—everything from Asian literature and language learning to cooking, art, crafts and design.
The Tuttle company is more active now than at any time in its past, and yet is still dedicated to the same core values espoused by Charles E. Tuttle many years ago—to publish fine books which connect the cultures of the East with the West and provide greater understanding.
We invite you to explore the rich cultural heritage of Asia through our online catalog.

Publisher and CEO

The Tuttle Book Shop in Rutland, Vermont(USA).

Charles E. Tuttle

The Tuttle Company established
in 1832 in Rutland, Vermont(USA)

Charles E. Tuttle and his wife, Reiko Tuttle.

Contact us

Yaekari Building, 3rd Floor 5-4-12 Osaki Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo Japan
(weekday 9:00〜18:00 saturdays,sundays and holidays are closed)