London: Faber & Faber, Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1974.
1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. A definitive monogram on Japanese Netsuke and a key Netsuke reference from the noted Krouners' Oriental collection. Small folio. 564 pp. A near fine copy in blue cloth, (tiny bookseller's ticket to the rear pastedown), gilt titles to the spine in a bright, fresh pictorial dustwrapper with the Krouners' original older format Brodart tipped gently to the boards. Profusely illustrated with colour and black and white plates exploring Netsuke artists, signatures, diverse schools and subjects. An important study indispensable for the collector and scholar.
Item #29978 Price: US$275.00