Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd., 1970. Hardcover. Near fine folio in fine illustrated white dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Beige cloth covered boards with Green title to spine and illustration to front board. Minor bumping to bottom corners of boards. Pristine interior. Tipped-in frontis, 386 plates, some are tipped-in, many are in color; archaeological site map, glossary, bibliography, 251 pp. Housed in a brown cardboard slip case.` Oriental Art. ASART2/1313. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
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London: Sotheby, 1982. "The Nuhad Es-Said Collection of Islamic metalwork is one of the finest in private hands ... This catalogue describes and discusses each piece in detail. Every object is lavishly illustrated with at least one color plate and there are numerous black and white photographs" (jacket). Fine in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt emblem to front board. In fine white jacket with brown title to spine and front panels. Size: Tall quarto. 128 pages. ART/010720.
New York: Dover Publications, (1959). Paperback. Very good in brown, black, and blue illustrated paper wrappers with beige title to front wrapper and light blue title to spine. Minor rubbing to exterior and minor toning to rear wrap. One pen mark to margin of page 11 and notes to rear end pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Index, 297 pages. Asian Art. ASART/050412. Very Good in Wraps.
Tokyo: Kodansha, (circa 1980). "Pictorial record of all about Japan's unique puppet theater ... (with pictures by) the one camera artist devoted to the theater for years long enough to know minds and emotions of these 'living' puppet individuals" (English insert). Includes over 700 plates with 19 in color. Also includes an 8 page laid-in English language introduction by Dr. Roy Andrew Miller. Bound in grey cloth boards with gilt title in Japanese to spine and black title (also in Japanese) to front cover. Clean and bright with many tipped-in photographs. Text in Japanese ONLY (with small English language insert). Laid in print of faces. Housed in a black paper covered box with illustration of a lady to front panel. Bottom panel of box is detached along one edge. Wear and rubbing to edges, corners, and panels of box. Size: Quarto. 263 pages.
Princeton, The Pyne Press, 1972. Hardcover. Second printing. 4to. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bump to bottom corner of boards. Pristine interior filled with illustrations in both black and white and full color. Illustrated price clipped dust jacket with black title to fronand spine panels. Minor creasing to bottom corner of dust jacket as a result of the bumping to the boards. Index, 275 pages. Asian Art. ASART708221. Near Fine in Very Good + DJ.
Prag: Artia, (1958). Paperback. Paper Wrappers. Near Fine in a very Good Slipcase. Small 4to. Illustrated color wrappers bound w/string in Japanese style. Clean interior with bright text and over 50 color illustrations. Beige and brown cloth covered folding case with gilt title to spine and front, light fading to edges and spine. String fits over a large button to keep the case shut along center of front boards. Light foxing to beige part of slipcase. Pastedown color illustration to inner panels of case. Innovative binding. In German. 144 pp. Asian Art. ASIART/031204. Near Fine.
London: Phaidon, (1954). Second Edition. Hard Cover. Thin 4to. Includes 93 illustration in color and monochrome. Purple patterned cloth boards with blue and gilt title to spine. Minor wear to edges of boards and spine ends. Interior is very clean with many tipped-in illustrations. Tight binding. Grey illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and black title to spine. Minor rubbing, chipping and creasing to edges and spine of dust jacket as well as minor toning to edges of dust jacket. ASART/091719. Very Good+ / Very Good.
Palo Alto: Kodansha International Ltd., 1967. Hardcover. Near fine decorative black cloth boards, gilt title on spine; large folio; in near fine pictorial dj (spine yellowed); slipcase VG+; insides bright,194 b/w plates, 32 color plates; rice paper endpapers; 192 pages. Asian Art. ASART/1243. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
Bangkok: The Fine Arts Commission of The Association of Siamese Architects Under Royal Patronage, 1977. Hardcover. 4to. Very good in very good white dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor rubbing to jacket. In both English and Thai; black and white photos throughout; a unique book; 135 pp. Oriental Art (Thailand). ORI/11262. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
New York: The Asia Society, 1970. Hardcover. Inscribed. From the library of noted Asian art scholar Laurance Roberts. Gift inscription to him and his wife on ffe from the Rockefellers, "With love and admiration to Laurance and Isabel Roberts from John and Blanchette, October 1970." In beige cloth covered boards, and white dj with blue and white illustration on front. Jacket has a few small tears and some smudging to rear cover. Interior is beautiful 94 pp. ART/052506. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
Los Angeles, New York, London: Thames and Hudson; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, (1994). Hardcover. 4to. Fine in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and gilt emblem to front board. Pristine with 225 illustrations, 80 of which are in full color. Near fine dark red jacket with white title to spine panel. Minor rubbing to panels of jacket, else fine. Includes laid-in letter from publisher. 280 pages. ASART/042610. Fine in near fine jacket.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., (1969). Hardcover. Fine 4 vols. set; all small 4to., dark brown boards w/gilt title on spine; spines faded, 4th volume has some pink substance rubbed on front board; slipcase in VG condition, sturdy; all in mylar covers, insides bright and clean w/tissue present over certain illustrations; filled with full-page plates, many in color; a lovely set in wonderful condition. Asian Art. ASART/1243. Fine.
London: Penguin Books Ltd., (1956). Hardcover. Red cloth covered boards with gilt and black title to spine. Interior is clean and bright with 190 pages of illustrations. Illustrated dust jacket with chipping to edges as well as one open tear and damp staining to spine. Dust jacket in protective plastic cover. Index, 334 pages. Asian Art. ASART908221. Near Fine in Good + DJ.
London: Penguin Books Ltd., 1960. Hardcover. Red cloth covered boards with gilt title to black title label on spine. Pristine interior with illustrations throughout. Light green and black dust jacket with black title to front panel and to white spine panel. Minor wear to edges of jacket and small closed tear to spine panel. Housed in a slip case. Asian Art. ASART1008221. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1965. Paper Wrappers. 4to. In blue/gray paper wrappers with gilt title stamp and green japanese character design to front wrapper. Green Japanese paper endpages. Interior mostly clean with b/w and color illustration. Handwritten ink notes to last page. Owner mark of "Laurance Roberts" to FFEP. 196pp. ASIART/052506. Very Good.
Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd., 1981. Hardcover. Folio. Fine in near fine dust jacket. White leatherette covered boards with gilt to spine. Pristine interior with beautiful full color illustrations throughout. Illustrated dust jacket with orange title to front panel and black title to red spine. Stored in original yellow slipcase. Minor fading to spine of slip case. 184 pages. Asian Art. ASART608171. Fine in Near Fine DJ.
Paper Covered Boards. Folio. In Japanese. Date unknown. Brown paper covered boards with black and white title pastedown to rear board. Scuffing to boards and wear to corners and edges. Exterior of hinges are partially cracked. Stab binding with two yellow ribbons. Pages remain securely bound. Includes five beautiful fold-out Japanese woodcuts tipped onto cardstock paper. One is in black and white and the rest are in color. The pages with text have some foxing and browning. These pages are separated from the prints by the cardstock paper, which has protected the prints from foxing. Bubbling to endpages. Illustrations are suitable for framing. A nice copy. ASART/082504. Very Good.
Paper Covered Boards. Folio. In Japanese. Date unknown. Brown paper covered boards with black and white title pastedown to rear board. Scuffing to boards and wear to corners and edges. Exterior of rear hinge has a two inch closed tear in paper covering; binding remains secure. Stab binding with two yellow ribbons. Pages remain securely bound. Includes five beautiful Japanese woodcuts tipped onto cardstock paper. Two of the woodcuts are fold-outs (one having 3 panels). All prints are in color. The pages with text have some foxing and browning, but prints are very clean. Bubbling to endpages. Illustrations are suitable for framing. A nice copy. ASART/082604. Very Good.
New York: Metropolitan Museum of art, 1983. Paperback. Very good in Blue illustrated wraps with gilt title to front wrapper. Asian characters to spine. Light creasing to bottom corner of front wrapper. Interior is clean an bright with beautiful illustrations throughtout. Asian Art. ASIART4/2152. Very Good in Wraps.