Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle, 1960.
1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, later impression of this early and authoritative monogram on the history of Japanese Netsuke from the noted Krouners' Oriental collection with their neat bookplate affixed to the front free endpaper. 8vo. 185 pp. A fine copy in red cloth, (tiny bookseller's ticket to the rear pastedown), gilt titles and decorations in a bright, fresh fine pictorial dustwrapper with the Krouners' original older format Brodart tipped gently to the boards. Profusely illustrated with black and white plates. An important study indispensable for the collector and scholar and a key Netsuke reference.
Item #29986 Price: US$50.00