Masterpieces of Japanese Sculpture, 1961, 1st English-language Ed., NF w/VG DJ

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Masterpieces of Japanese Sculpture
Author:
Yasukichi Irie, Ken Domon, Shihachi Fujimoto, and Manshichi Sakamoto (Photographs) and J. Edward Kidder, Jr. (Introduction, Text, and Commentaries)
Publisher:
Bijutsu Shuppan-sha; Charles E. Tuttle Co.
Release Date:
1961
Seller Category:
JAPANESE ART
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1
Condition:
Used: Very Good
Sku: 02153
Notes: A Near Fine book in a Very Good dust jacket, Very Good overall, First English-language Edition, 4to or fo, 13 1/2" x 10 1/2." Beige cloth-covered boards in a black pictorial paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on book spine. Gilt lettering on pictorial front panel and black dust jacket spine. Covers have minuscule fading and wear to extremities, else pristine and intact, binding tight. Dust jacket has close tears and small surface chips at edges and tips and may be price-clipped (missing corner in upper-right of front flap), else clean and intact. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Pages have light age toning, else pristine and intact. 328 pp., including illustrations, Bibliography, and Appendices. A survey of Japanese sculptures from the following periods in Japan: the Prehistoric and Protohistoric periods, Asuka period, Hakuho period, Nara period, Heian period, and Kamakura period. Text is accompanied by many printed photographs of Japanese sculpture. Photographs by Yasukichi Irie, Ken Domon, Shihachi Fujimoto, and Manshichi Sakamoto. Introduction, Text, and Commentaries by J. Edward Kidder, Jr. Published jointly by Bijutsu Shuppan-sha and Charles E. Tuttle Co. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.