Tokyo: Mayuyama and Co, 1963. Hardcover. Fine with just a hint of rubbing to very top/bottom edhes of spine. Gilt bright. Clean, tight, unmarked. Slipcover generally VG and protective but with light rubbing and with bumps to corners.. Green cloth/boards; gilt lettering to spine. Clear acetate dust cover; in tan card slipcase with maroon lettering. LXIX pp. followed by the section of 100 bw plates, followed by 38 pp. of appendices with three bw line drawings and 3 bw maps. Holiday card from the publisher laid in. Surveys sculpture from the following periods: pre-Buddhism, Asuka, Hakuho, Tempyo, Konin-Jogan, Fujiwara, Kamakura and the Muromachi. Includes extensive glossary; comparative chronological chart of China/Korea/Japan; bw line drawings of 3 Asian deities; maps of temple/shrine locations, Kkyoto City and Vicinity, and Nara City and Vicinity; and a list of plates. Very good illustrations. A beautiful book.
(Inventory #: 153670)
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