The Dolls of Izukura-Kyoto

HAKUBA, Yamashita, preface

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Price: $4,500.00

Place Published: Tokyo
Publisher: Meiji-Shobo
Date Published: 1933

Description: Title page in English; 1 page of text in Japanese. 24 beautifully printed color plates, mounted on embossed sheets and protected with tissue. Loose as issued in a green cloth folio with paper label (corners quite worn, but still solid). Tokyo: Meiji-Shobo, [1933]. Some tissues are wrinkled, one plate somewhat damaged at corner, still a very good copy of this scarce publication.

Comments: OCLC lists only 6 copies at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cooper Union, and New York Public Library.

Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 228123

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