Dolls on Display: Japan in Miniature. Being an Illustrated Commentary on the Girls' Festival and the Boys' Festival.

Tokyo: The Hokuseido Press, 1933. Hardcover. First Edition. xi, 141 pp, 8vo. Royal purple cloth covered boards with a red paper title label with gold flecks mounted in inset space on front board, Japanese style binding with yellow braided tassels for ties. Color frontispiece illustration of a boy and a girl doll, 2 fold out plates in color, 1 single color plates tipped in, 81 black & white photographs illustrating various doll vignettes. Rare clamshell box that came with this edition with blue and white design representing clouds in a blue sky, boy and girl doll caricatures printed in brown ink, white paper label with red titling pasted to cover; orners bumped and beginning to split but still tight and useful in housing the book. Fine.
[Book #24456]

Price: $50.00

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