Performing Arts of Japan (5 volume set)
New York: Walker/Weatherhill, 1970-1971. Volume I: Bunraku: The Puppet Theater by Tsuruo Ando, 222 pages. Volume II: Kabuki: The Popular Theater by Yasuji Toita, 245 pages. Volume III: Buyo: The Classical Dance by Masakatsu Gunji, 207 pages. Volume IV: Noh: The Classical Theater by Yasuo Nakamura, 248 pages. Volume V: Gagaku: Court Music and Dance by Masataro Togi, 207 pages. Each volume profusely illustrated, mostly in black-and-white. ISBN: 281AIB1044741.
First edition (first printing). A very good 5-volume set in a very good price-clipped dust jackets with faded spines. In the publisher's slipcase with uneven fading and edge wear, and a previous seller's small sticker. A bit musty.