Item #012658 Emperer Shomu and the Shosoin. Yone Noguchi.
Emperer Shomu and the Shosoin
Emperer Shomu and the Shosoin
Emperer Shomu and the Shosoin
Emperer Shomu and the Shosoin
Emperer Shomu and the Shosoin

Emperer Shomu and the Shosoin

Tokyo: Kyo Bun Kwan, 1941. 1st Edition. Original Wraps. Fine / No Jacket, As Issued. Item #012658

Two Volumes. Original string-tied, stiff paper wraps, illustrated in full-color. 12" x 9" xiv(4)151pp.; Unaginated second volume 51 full-page plates. Photographic end-papers. Captioned tissue-guarded frontis illustrations in each volume. Color and half-tone illustrations throughout. Text in English. Beautiful First Edition. Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. A touch of toning along the top page edges but quite minor. Gorgeous decorated 3-part maroon cloth chemise with ivory and cloth clasps has a touch of surface wear but very well-preserved. A very pretty collectable copy at a great price.

Price: $175.00