[tokyo? ]: [Kanegafuchi Spinning Co. Ltd. ], . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #1157
Folio 13" - 23" tall; [Peru] [Pre-Inca Textiles] 18 ¼” x 14 ½” (467mm x 368mm). Limp decorative cloth with large paper title labels to front covers, housed in a blue cloth chemise. Two volumes. Foreward in English, rest of text in Japanese. Volume I: [1-8] + 50 plates; Volume II: [1-6] + 50 plates + [7-8]. Ex-library though the markings are unobtrusive. Otherwise very good: light overall wear with a couple of faint abrasions to covers, most plates with faint bump at top and bottom; a few plates in volume 2 just starting to separate at bottom; chemise lightly worn and heavily faded. This book was created by Kanegafuchi Spinning Company as a way to promote their creation of facsimile textiles based on the originals they had acquired through the years. The company also hoped to further Japan’s international trade in Textiles. Approximately 17 pounds of full color plates, each fully identified in English and Japanese, provide a unique look at the Pre-Inca burial textiles of Peru. We package our items carefully, ship daily, and have a no hassle returns policy--your satisfaction is guaranteed. PLEASE NOTE THAT this is a heavy item that will require addtional postage.