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A Pictorial Encyclopedia of the Oriental Arts: China (Volumes 1 and 2)

by Kadokawa Shoten; Kaizuka Shigeki, Mizuno Seiichi; Nagahiro Toshio

Condition: Good


New York: Crown Publishers, INc, 1969. Hardcover. Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1969. 2 volumes in original slipcase. Just a touch of wear to cloth, with some sunning to spine, though all gilt lettering remains clear and bright. Text clean. Bindings sound. Light wear and a touch of soiling, as well as several small bumps, to slipcase. Remains an attractive set


Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Henry Stachyra, Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 027209
  • Title: A Pictorial Encyclopedia of the Oriental Arts: China (Volumes 1 and 2)
  • Author: Kadokawa Shoten; Kaizuka Shigeki, Mizuno Seiichi; Nagahiro Toshio
  • Illustrator: 1969
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Crown Publishers, INc
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1969
  • Keywords: art Asian
  • Bookseller catalogs: Art/Architecture/Photography;
  • Subjects: ART / African;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall


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