Title Horyu-Ji: Temple of the Exalted Law; Early Buddhist Art from Japan
Book Condition Near Fine
Jacket Condition Very Good Plus
Edition First Edition Thus
Size Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
Publisher Japan Society 1981
Seller ID 006008
Translated from the Japanese. Primary text in English, with ancillary text in Japanese. Printed and bound in Japan. Gorgeous ecru cloth binding, with crisp gray-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. 14.75 x 10.25 inches. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. 122 and 44 numbered pages, with color plates, including 35 numbered, full-page color plates, all on heavy-weight semi-glossy paper. Includes a well-researched section on the history of Japanese art exhibitions in the USA between 1893 and 1981. No remainder marks. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. Very gently read. With a pictorial DJ, unclipped. The DJ with moderate rubbing and minor wear at the top. Housed in a paper-covered, heavy-duty cardboard slipcase. Minor soiling to the slipcase. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good Plus DJ in a Very Good slipcase.