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World Art History, 200-700 AD, Volume 6, Japanese encyclopaedia of art, Sekai bijutsu zenshu. Bekkan 6.

£25.00
SKU LAN1369

World Art History, 200-700 AD, Volume 6, Japanese encyclopaedia of art, Sekai bijutsu zenshu. Bekkan 6.

Published by Heibonsha, Tokyo, 1928.
Printing date: 5 June 1928, Published: 10 June 1928. 

Marked "Not for Sale" in Japanese, so presumably ex reference library.

Brown cloth cover with gold design and lettering. Cover firmly bound. Has bumping to extremities and general scuffing/wear marks.

Colour printed endpapers. Text very good overall. Japanese text pages printed on cream stock with some age discoloration. Pages of plates are on glossy white stock. Text unpaginated, plates numbered to 138. 1st 10 plates are in colour, the remainder in black and white. 1st plate tissue guarded. Some minor page nicks, not affecting text on the last 2 leaves and rear mounted endpaper. Last text leave has tipped in Chinese printing label including stamp. No writing or hand markings.

Covering:
First: Early Christian art. Second: India, Third: central Asia, Fourth: Northern Qi and Sui, Fifth: Three Kingdoms period; and Six: Asuka period.

Dimensions:
26.6cm high x 20cm wide x 2.3cm deep.

貴重な日本の美術本