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Lot 0095
Heading: (Dolls)
Author: Yoshiichi Ito
Title: The Catalog of Dolls
Place Published: Kyoto
Publisher:Rakutou Shoin
Date Published: 1937

63 pp. Illustrated throughout with plates from photographs, 5 in color. (4to), illustrated paper-covered boards bound with ribbon in the Japanese style; housed in cloth chitsu case with printed paper label, one (of two) bone clasps.

Profusely illustrated catalogue featuring many different kinds of dolls used in various rituals. It also introduces various styles based on different regions of Japan.


Some wear and soiling to outer case, with one clasp lacking, chipping to paper label; some wear and rubbing to boards with a few small areas of loss to paper at spine; light foxing to interior, faint dampstain to top corner throughout; very good.

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Catalog of Japanese Dolls

Estimate $200 - $300Jun 28, 2018