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Masterpieces of Japanese Puppetry. Sculptured Heads of the Bunraku Theater Hardcover - 1958

by Seijiro, Saito

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Rutland, Vermont/Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle, 1958. This is a very good hardcover copy in a very good dust jacket with only light traces of wear. The jacket is virtually complete, a small chip out of the top of the spine. Otherwise very good. Completely clean inside and out. This is a limited edition of 375 numbered copies. This collection of 32 sculptured heads from Bunraku theater represents the best work of its kind. All 32 puppet heads reproduced in full-page color plates and full catalog entries. Additionally there are twelve black & white photographs of more heads. And 26 figures in the text. Foreword by Roy Andrew Miller who also translated this edition. 14.5" high X 10" wide, 91 pages. A beautiful production. This book will be securely wrapped and packed in a sturdy box and shipped with tracking.. Limited/Numbered Edition of 375 Copies. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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  • Title Masterpieces of Japanese Puppetry. Sculptured Heads of the Bunraku Theater
  • Author Seijiro, Saito
  • Binding Hardcover
  • Edition Limited/Numbered Edition of 375 Copies
  • Condition Very Good
  • Publisher Charles E. Tuttle, Rutland, Vermont/Tokyo
  • Date 1958
  • Bookseller's Inventory # 006232