B136. 100 Masterpieces from the Collection of Dr. Walter A. Compton
B136. 100 Masterpieces from the Collection of Dr. Walter A. Compton by Christie’s. 1992. Clothbound with dust jacket and slip case, 10 ¼ x 14 ½”, 321 pages in English. The 100 best pieces from the famous Compton sales at Christie’s Auction House are shown in exceptional photography (black & white on swords and color on kodogu). Many more photos than pieces, with lots of extreme close-ups; a truly beautiful book. Also includes essays on the subject and a glossary.
The book is in excellent condition. 7 pounds, 6 ounces. $80.