This is a Japanese language edition. Published in Showa 8 . Loose plates, as issued, measuring 14.5 x 11.25 inches. A selection of prints depicting select pieces of porcelain. With 90 color plates. 100 are called for; the last 10 plates in the series are missing. All plates exceptionally clean; no foxing or spotting observed. Also with loose title page and table of contents. Unfortunately the ribbon-bound catalog itemizing each plate is missing. The plates encased in a custom-made, heavy-duty box. The box bound in putty-colored fabric, the lid with a gilt-edged fabric label and a handsome color design printed on the fabric. Box clasps of bone or ivory? A Very Good Plus set of prints in a Very Good box. Scarce in any condition. Okuda was the author of various books on Japanese ceramics, including Masterpieces of Pottery and Porcelain in Japan, issued between 1926 and 1930. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Nihon koto meihin Shu
Publisher: Yamanaka Shokai
Publication Date: 1933
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Edition: First Edition.
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