Author: Kim, Chewon
Title: Report of the Research of Antiquities of the National Museum of Korea, Vol. I: Two Old Silla Tombs, Ho-u Tomb and Silver Bell Tomb
Place Published: Seoul
Date Published: 1948
Illustrated with 54 plates from black and white photographs and facsimiles, occasionally folding. 26x18½ cm (10¼x7¼") Wrappers bound-in to portfolio. First Edition.
Inscribed & signed "Prof. Wolfram Eberhard with the Author's Compliments Seoul, Febr. 1949" on title page. The highly accomplished and well-traveled Wolfram Eberhard [1909-1989] was a professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley focused on Western, Central and Eastern Asian societies. Chewon [Chae-W?n] Kim was director of the National Museum of Korea. He wrote extensively about the various arts of Korea, including ceramics, sculpture, gold, bronze and lacquer.