Sekino Tadashi et al: ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCHES ON THE ANCIENT KOKURI DISTRICT. Kokuri Jidai no Iseki. Special Report Service of Antiquities 5. Tokyo, 1929-30. 5, 6 pp. text. A total of 222 b/w plates showing 668 b/w illustrations, 5 folding maps. 2 vols. 37x27 cm. Half cloth and decorative boards bound Japanese style.
An extensive and early two volume report that illustrates the archaeological excavations undertaken by the Japanese and the finds made in the Kokuri District in northern Korea in the 1920s. Two volumes of photographic illustrations on excellent black-and-white plates. The illustrations show numerous sites and objects including sherds of impressed pottery, roof tiles, stone work, tomb murals and tomb structures. There are also numerous archaeological drawings of tombs and sites. The text volume was never published. Slight soiling to the covers and damage to the top of the spine of the first volume. Fine and clean inside. Text in Japanese. Very rare.
Available, as of: 08/11/2019
Was item 603 in printed List 197.
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