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PublishingDate: [1952]
Publisher: Toto Bunka Co. Ltd.
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Fair
Edition: 1st edition
Price: $35.00
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Tokyo; Toto Bunka Co., Ltd., [1952]. 50pp plates+111pp. Hardover with DJ. Illustrated in color and b&w. First edition. Condition is VG- in a Fair dj.  Jacket is well worn with fading, grime and foxing, and small tears along the edges.  Book is bumped in lower left corner, affecting about a 1/2 inch triangle of the boards and the first couple pages. Scattered foxing of endpapers. Dust spots to top page edges. Interior is otherwise clean, square, and tightly bound. "This volume is concerned with Japanese painting from the seventh century to the fourteenth century.  It begins with a survey of the first Buddhist paintings...and traces the development...through the successive centuries to the foundation of a purely Japanese style." (cfm)