Title The Freer Gallery of Art, I China, II Japan (2 Vols.)
Book Condition Fine
Jacket Condition Fine
Edition First Edition
Size Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
Publisher Tokyo, Japan Kodansha International 1972
Seller ID 007415
Presumed first printings. This is a complete set of two volumes. The volumes cover bronzes and jade, painting and sculpture, ceramics and lacquer, and decorative arts. 14.5 x 10.5 inches. Off-white leatherette bindings with crisp gold lettering and design. Unbumped spine heads and tails, with sharp corners, except the lower corner of Volume I has a moderate bump. Vol. I with 184 numbered pages, with 131 full-page plates, many of which are in color. Vol. II with 184 numbered pages, with 128 full-page plates, many of which are in color. Exceptionally clean books inside and out, and no page rippling. Almost no hint of shelf life to the books. Lovely full-pictorial unclipped DJs. In the original light-duty cardboard slipcases, the cases in pale yellow with red lettering. Fine copies in Fine DJs in Very Good Plus slipcases.