New York: Walker/Weatherhill, 1971.
1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition of this definitive monogram on Japanese netsuke by recognized Japanese netsuke scholar Raymond Bushell from the noted Krouners' Oriental collection, with their neat bookplate affixed to the front free endpaper. Small folio. 199 pp. A fine copy in brown cloth, (tiny discreet bookseller's ticket to the rear pastedown), gilt titles to the spine in the publisher's pictorial slipcase, as issued. Stunning colour plates of exquisite netsuke carvings from eighteenth and nineteenth century carvers throughout.
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