Clay Figures. Text in Japanese with an English summary.
Price: 75.00 USD
Tokyo: Kodansha, 1958. 4to. 188 pp. 12 full page color plates with tissue guards, 80 b/w. illus. Map. This is the original Japanese publication on Haniwa: The Clay Sculpture of Proto-Historic Japan. When published the book was widely hailed as a landmark of Japanese art and archaelogy. Charles Tuttle published an English translation in 1960. The author, Fumio Miki, is a distinguished Japanese archeologist, Curator of Protohistoric materials at the Tokyo National Museum and the leading authority on the subject of the Haniwa. The English edition is also for sale by this bookseller. 1 of 3300 copies. Signed by the author. fine in fine dj.
- By This Author: Miki, Fumio.
- By This Publisher: Kodansha