Donald Keene - BUNRAKU - Art of Japanese puppet theatre - 1965

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Donald Keene - BUNRAKU - Art of Japanese puppet theatre - 1965
Art (general) - Quantity: 1 - With dust jacket

Condition: Good+, dust jacket price-clipped with some light vertical folds. The book is otherwise fine. Beautiful cloth binding with gilt print

287 pp. printed on heavy paper - with tipped-in colour plates, a total of 360 images. Noteworthy: WITH the record - Large folio size 38 × 26 cm.

Wikipedia:
“Bunraku (文楽, bunraku) is a form of traditional Japanese puppet theatre from the Meiji period. However, its history goes back to the Edo period and was then known as ningyō jōruri of ayatsuri jōruri shibai (“talking puppet theatre”). This Japanese form of puppet theatre is hardly comparable with that of other cultures. It is about directly manipulating the puppets by three puppeteers who are visibly present on stage, while in most other cultures the puppeteers remain as invisible as possible.”

Will be sent registered, weight over 2 kg.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Art
Author/ Illustrator
Donald Keene
Book Title
BUNRAKU - Art of Japanese puppet theatre
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1965
Edition
1st Edition
Language
English
Publisher
Tokyo, Kodansha
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Dust jacket
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