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TAKEMOTO Sumitayu. Bunraku Joururi Monogatari (1943)

TAKEMOTO Sumitayu. Bunraku Joururi Monogatari (Tales of Bunraku Performances). Nagoya: Shobunkan Shoten, Showa 18 (1943).AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — 12mo (18 xx 13 x 2.5 cm), (2)-26-459-(3) p., 1 fold-out, softcover, b&w pictures, text in Japanese. Print run of 3,000 copies.

État / Condition — Good (wear to cover, yellowing to text paper).

Remarques & avis / Review — A collection of Bunraku stories (bunraku is the traditional puppet theater) by the performer TAKEMOTO Sumitayuu VII (1924-2018, wiki), with 26 pages of b&w pictures of puppets, puppeteers, performances, etc., and one fold-out plate, published during WW2.

Divers / Misc. — x

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