Lot 185 of 271:
57 plates of Japanese masks  

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$200 - $300

Illustrated volume on Japanese Masks




[20th century]


With 57 photographic plates of Japanese masks, 3 in color with tissue guards. Text in Japanese. (4to), decorative paper-covered boards bound with string, housed in folding decorative cloth portfolio with ivory style clasps.

Volume featuring striking full page plates of Japanese masks, with captions in Japanese.

Lot Amendments

Some wear to outer portfolio with sunning at edges and spine; Light wear and minor staining to boards; very good.

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