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No-isho / Japanese no-play costume [2 Volumes]

by Kongow, Iwao

Price: $2,300.00
from: RugBooks, IOBA


  • Seller Inventory #: BOOKS010005I
  • Format: Portfolio
  • Book condition: Very Good-; 12 x 16 (41 cm) 2-volume Japanese cloth bindings in worn folding case which lacks one (of two) bone clasp. Plates a
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Meiji-Shobo
  • Place: Tokyo
  • Date published: [1934]

Tokyo: Meiji-Shobo. Very Good-; 12 x 16 (41 cm) 2-volume Japanese cloth bindings in worn . folding case which lacks one (of two) bone clasp. Plates and text are . clean and bright as are the cloth bindings. Each plate accompanied by a . guard sheet with descriptive letterpress in Japanese. Title leaves in . English.. [1934]. Portfolio. Illustrated by 100 color halftone plates; Noh or Nogaku is a major musical theater style that has been performed since the 14th century, the longest major theater art still regularly preformed today. While the costumes originally reflected the dress of the day by the 16th century they became infused with symbolism and were elaborately woven and embroidered in silk.; 10 .