Exhibition of Japanese Old Art Treasures in Tokyo Olympic Games


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Large trade paperback. 301 pages. Text in English and French. An exhibition catalog published by the Tokyo National Museum, coinciding with the 1964 summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, 1964. Contains a brief prefatory note by Yasukawa Daigoro, President of the organizing Committee for the 18th Olympiad, a brief preface by Asano Nagatake, Director of the Tokyo National Museum and an essay on the currents of Japanese art. Illustrated with hundreds of black and white photographs and four full page color plates. A complete annotated list appended identifying each of the 877 artifacts in the exhibition. Edition unknown, presumed first edition. No previous ownership marks. No spine crease. A tight, sound, clean copy. Near very good.

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Weight 2.25 lbs
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Tokyo National Museum


Tokyo National Museum

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4to – over 9¾ – 12" tall

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Soft cover