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KITAGAWA Tadahiko / KUZUNISHI Sosei. Kyogen Hyakuban (1964)

KITAGAWA Tadahiko (txt) / KUZUNISHI Sosei (photo). Kyogen Hyakuban (One Hundred Kyogen Plays / Cent pièces de Kyogen). Kyoto & Tokyo : Tanko-shinsha, Showa 39 (1964). — AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — In-8° (21 x 15 x 2 cm), 216 p., 500 g.
Hardcover, ill. dj, col. front., numerous b&w pictures (helioprinting). Text in Japanese.
Cartonné, jaquette ill., frontis. coul., nombre photographies n&b (héliogravure). Texte en japonais.

État / Condition — Excellent.

Remarques & avis / Review — This beautiful volume is dedicated to Kyogen, an old form of comical Japanese theater. One hundred (contrarily to what the title states, only 98, apologizes the author ; ) plays are presented (historical context, story, &c.) and superbly illustrated by Sosei KUZUNISHI's numerous photogravured photographs. A special mention for the splendid dj.

Ce très beau volume est consacré au Kyogen, forme ancienne de théâtre comique japonais. Une centaine (contrairement à ce qu'annonce le titre, seulement 98, s'excuse l'auteur ; ) de pièces sont passées en revue (contexte historique, intrigue, &c.), et superbement illustrées par les nombreuses photographies héliogravées de KUZUNISHI Sosei. Mention spéciale pour la superbe jaquette.

Divers / Misc. — x

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