FIFTH Printing; quarto, xviii, 201 pp., plates with 12 color including the frontispiece; jacket clipped and faded at spine, book very good+ in original cloth; painting, sculpture, architecture, and crafts arranged by period.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. Hardcover with dustjacket, first printing as stated on copyright page, "Here, in a stimulating and informative text and 121 well-selected plates-12 in full color-is a dynamic treatment of the various influences that have shaped the course of Japanese art history in the fields of painting, sculpture, architecture and handicrafts, " 201 pages, includes a bibliography, book is in excellent condition, the binding is tight, the contents are fine and there are no remarkable flaws, dustjacket is price-clipped and has a few short edge-tears, the jacket is clean and pleasing to the eye and a professional (removable) mylar cover is included.
VG- in VG- jacket. Pictorial cloth, 4to, xviii+201pp. Index, bibliography. Color plate frontis, 11 color plates and 109 half-tone plates amid text. 6th printing. VG-/VG-. Ghost of prev. owner's pencilled name still present flyleaf. Boards scuffed, esp. rear. Foxing upper edge. Interior near fine. Jacket has internally-tape repaired tear on rear upper edge, a few light smudges on panels. Otherwise clean and bright with no edgewear.
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