B692. People, Places and Things in Henri Joly's Legend in Japanese Art
B692. People, Places and Things in Henri Joly’s Legend in Japanese Art: An Analytical Index by John and Dorothy Tompkins. 1978. Hardbound with dust jacket, 6 x 9 1/4″, 217 pages in English. Limited first edition. Joly’s Legend in Japanese Art is a huge book stuffed with everything there is to know about Japanese folklore, all of the tales that so many pieces of kodogu are based on. But until this book came along there was no index and the book was nearly impossible to use. Joly’s book is easily available and not expensive. With it and this volume you’ll be able to understand the stories.
A tiny bit of rubbing to the jacket; all else is fine. 1 pound, 4 ounces. $20