東京 [Tokyo]. 東洋歷史參考圖譜刊行會.[Tōyō Rekishi Sankō Zufu Kankōkai]. 昭和 51930. Stock ID #160680
10 volumes [shū] only, of the 15 volume set "Reference Pictures of Oriental history", presented as five volumes in two cases. Black and white plates with captions in traditional Chinese and English, loosely inserted portfolio style into Chinese cases with toggle ties. Dai 1-5-shū (110 leaves of plates), Dai 6-10-shū (110 leaves of plates). Title label laid down upper cover of each case. Cases are in very poor condition, one lacks the backstrip, both are stained with both the case and silk covering torn with loss. Fortunately these damaged cases have protected the contents which are very good and clean. A few leaves are bumped at corners with a little loss at the lower right corner of leaf no.19 volume 8. 38 x 28.5cm. These first 10 volumes cover Chinese historical sites, unearthed cultural relics, landscape, rubbings of Chinese calligraphy, Buddhist art, traditional musical instruments and more throughout the history of China, from prehistoric period to Song Dynasty. Additionally it offers some coverage of other ancient East Asian kingdoms (Silla, Baekje, Goguryeo and Ancient India). (When referring to this item please quote stockid 160680).