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Treasures of the Shosoin in Nara, Japan  

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Treasures of the Shosoin: The Middle [South; North] Section



Asahi Shimbun Publishing Company



3 volumes of tipped-in color plates, each with accompanying text booklet in English and Japanese. 39x29.5 cm. (15½x11¾"), plate volumes in cloth, text volumes in wrappers; set in 3 drop-back boxes.

The antiquities at the treasure house that belongs to T┼Źdai-ji, Nara, Japan, artifacts connected to Emperor Shomu (701–756) and Empress Komyo (701–760), as well as arts and crafts of the Tempyo period of Japanese history.

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Just a little soiling to slipcases, else fine.

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