Lot 95 of 364:
Catalog of Japanese Dolls  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Catalog of Dolls
Author:
Yoshiichi Ito
Place:
Kyoto
Publisher:
Rakutou Shoin
Date:
1937
Description:

63 pp. Illustrated throughout with plates from photographs, 5 in color. (4to), illustrated paper-covered boards bound with ribbon in the Japanese style; housed in cloth chitsu case with printed paper label, one (of two) bone clasps.

Profusely illustrated catalogue featuring many different kinds of dolls used in various rituals. It also introduces various styles based on different regions of Japan.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some wear and soiling to outer case, with one clasp lacking, chipping to paper label; some wear and rubbing to boards with a few small areas of loss to paper at spine; light foxing to interior, faint dampstain to top corner throughout; very good.
 
Item number:
292213
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