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Masterpieces of Japanese Puppetry. Sculptured Heads of the Bunraku Theater by  Saito Seijiro - Hardcover - Limited/Numbered Edition of 375 Copies - 1958 - from Design Books (SKU: 006232)

Masterpieces of Japanese Puppetry. Sculptured Heads of the Bunraku Theater

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Masterpieces of Japanese Puppetry. Sculptured Heads of the Bunraku Theater

by Seijiro, Saito

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  • Hardcover
Condition
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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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Bookseller
Design Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
006232
Title
Masterpieces of Japanese Puppetry. Sculptured Heads of the Bunraku Theater
Author
Seijiro, Saito
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited/Numbered Edition of 375 Copies
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles E. Tuttle
Place of Publication
Rutland, Vermont/Tokyo
Date Published
1958
Keywords
Bunraku Puppets, Japanese Puppets, Saito Seijiro, Yamaguichi Hiroichi, Yoshinaga Takao, Roy Andrew Miller
Bookseller catalogs
Theater and Set Design;

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About Design Books

We offer out of print, scarce and rare books, prints and photographs. Our books are mainly in the areas of architecture, fine art, exhibition catalogs, Chinese and Japanese art, decorative arts, modern design, illustrated books, textile design, fine press and typography.

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