Tokyo / New York / San Francisco: Kodansha International, 1977. Limited. Hardbound. White linen cloth with gilt embossed design and title, contained within a bluish cloth clamshell box. 315 pp., with 95 mounted color plates and 312 smaller bw reference illustrations. VG+ in VG box with fading. This is an exlibrary copy from an art library, with their ink stamp on the text block edges on on the verso of the title-page; tHERE IS ALSO A CARDPOCKET AFFIXED TO THE INSIDE OF THE CLAMSHELL BOX. Item #156508
"Three hundred copies of this limited international edition have been printed. This is copy number 118." A stunning production from the first, limited run of this series. Text is in English and Japanese. The majority of works illustrated and sicussed ar featured in this work are Chinese and Japanese, but there are also Korean and Islamic ceramics.
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