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The Netsuke of Japan. Legends, History, Folklore and Customs.

Ryerson, Egerton

Published by NY: Castle Books (cr 1958), 1958
Hardcover
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88 pp, illus color (16) and b/w (40), glossary of Japanese words used in books on Netsuke, bibliog. Illustrates the variety of netsuke and discusses fable and folklore of old Japan necessary for the identification as well as the appreciation of netsuke. Explains how netsukes are used, who made them, meaning of the subjects depicted and much more. NF/F. Bookseller Inventory # 350

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Title: The Netsuke of Japan. Legends, History, ...

Publisher: NY: Castle Books (cr 1958)

Publication Date: 1958

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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