Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Japanese Toys: Playing with History

Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha and Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc., 1965. Kiyoshi Sonobe. First English language edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 516pp. Index. Photo illustrated dust jacket with white spine lettered in black. Blue silk, spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated with nearly 400 full-page gravure illustrations - and 12 color plates of toys from various regions of Japan, plus numerous text drawings. "There are explanatory introductions and maps for each region described, and notes on each photograph". Translated and adapted by Charles A. Pomeroy. A fine discussion of this extraordinary and rich art-form. Dust jacket with some light soiling and small chips & small closed tears at head of spine, but still in very good + condition. Very good +. Item #50712

Price: $65.00