Ito Chuta: NIHON KENCHIKU NO KENKYU. (Research into Japanese Architecture). Tokyo, 1942. 2, 80, 565; 14, 71, 454 PP. Over 150 pp. b/w photographic illus. A couple of foldouts. 21x15 cm. Cloth.
Rare first edition set of Ito's definitive study of Japanese architecture illustrated with many black-and-white photographic plates. All text in Japanese. The first time we have seen this work.
Some water damage to just the cover of volume one and which does not intrude onto the text or images. Other than that, in fine condition.
Available, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 368 in printed List 188.
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