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BURAWOY, ROBERT - A GROUP OF FIVE CATALOGUES OF JAPANESE ARMS, ARMOR, AND SWORDS (INCLUDING ARMES JAPONAISES DANS LES COLLECTIONS PRIVEES FRANCAISES / JAPANESE ARMOUR IN FRENCH PRIVATE COLLECTIONS) ISSUED BY GALERIE ROBERT BURAWOY

Title: A GROUP OF FIVE CATALOGUES OF JAPANESE ARMS, ARMOR, AND SWORDS (INCLUDING ARMES JAPONAISES DANS LES COLLECTIONS PRIVEES FRANCAISES / JAPANESE ARMOUR IN FRENCH PRIVATE COLLECTIONS) ISSUED BY GALERIE ROBERT BURAWOY
Description: Paris. 1977, 1983, 1984, 1993 & 1994., Galerie Robert Burawoy., First Editions. Pictorial Wrappers, 4to or Folio, 80pp + np (8pp) + np (8pp) + np (26pp) + np (14pp), each profusely illustrated in color and b&w. Text in French with some English and Japanese. This is a group of five catalogues each published in conjunction with an exhibition of Japanese Arms, Armour, and/or swords at renowned Parisian specialist in Asian and Tribal Art, Galerie Robert Burawoy. The first, and most significant is the paperbound in dust jacket edition of "Armes Japonaises Dans Les Collections Privees Francaises". Published in 1977, it is an informative, well-illustrated eighty page survey of one hundred and thirty-seven examples of Japanese arms and armor produced between the 16th and 19th century selected from French collections. The other four titles - all softbound and oversized - are "Japon: Kinko - Montures de Sabre Ornementales" (1983, 8pp), "Armures Du Japon" (1984, 8pp), "Sabres Du Japon" (1993, 26pp - limited to 600 copies of which only a single copy is currently cited in OCLC WorldCat), and "Armures Du Japon" (1994, 14pp). A most handsome group of these uncommon items showing just an occasional bit of edgewear or light creasing along their spines.. Very Good. or Better.

Keywords: Galerie Robert Burawoy, Japanese Arms and Armor, Armour, Sword Swords, Asian Art, Oriental Art, "The Arts of the Samurai", Shogun Era Japan, Exhibition Catalog Catalogue, Limited Editions, Signed Book Books,

Price: US$ 225.00 Seller: Arcana: Books on the Arts
- Book number: 024768

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