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Tokyo: Shogakukan, 1970.. 1970.. Very good. - Quarto [14 inches high by 10-1/2 inches wide], decorative silver & tan paper covered boards backed wiith cream cloth & titled in gilt & red on the spine. The book is housed in a cream, green & black cardboard slipcase titled in green & black on the spine & both panels. The dust jacket is very lightly rubbed & chipped with some light soiling to the jacket spine. The slipcase is lightly rubbed, soiled & chipped with its spine & extremities darkened. 250 pages. 186 illustrations, many in full color & many full-page, together with 121 black-and-white textual illustrations, depicting Samurai armor and swords. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper & slipcase.
No. 21 in the 30 volume series on Japanese arts and culture, Genshoku nihon no bijutsu [Japanese Arts in Color]. With the exception of the list of plates, which includes English translations, the text is in Japanese.
Three illustrated leaflets in Japanese are laid in. Dust jacket present. First Edition.
Title: KATCHU TO TOKEN [Armor and Swords]
Categories: Arms & Armor,
Publisher: Tokyo: Shogakukan, 1970.: 1970.
Book Condition: Very good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 26797
Keywords: ARMS & ARMOR; JAPANESE; SAMURAI; SWORDS; DAGGERS; SWORD GUARDS; ARMOR; KATCHU TO TOKEN; OZAKI MOTOHARU; SATO KANZAN; ILLUSTRATIONS; GENSHOKU NIHON NO BIJUTSU 21; JAPANESE ARTS IN COLOR NO. 21; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.