Rutland, Vermont / Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1967. First printing. Hardcover. G (Ex-art library with plastic label on dj spine, identifying marks on book block edges and outermost pages, incl. pocket; binding spine has soiling; seemingly well used overall with clear pages and plates.). Orange cloth, gilt letters on spine, gilt decoration on front cover; gray & illus. dust jacket in mylar cover, 623 pp., 500+ BW illus. and 16 color plates. A reprint of a 1908 volume, and "a valuable reference for anyone who delves in the collection of Japanese objets d'art. In it are descriptions of more than a thousand historical episodes, legendary characters, folk lore, myths, and religious symbolism to be found in the prints, masks, figurines, and other artifacts of Japan." (dj). (Inventory #: 156902)
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