Japanese Swords and Sword Fittings from the Collection of Dr. Walter A. Compton (Part I); Sale no. 7420. CHRISTIE'S.
Japanese Swords and Sword Fittings from the Collection of Dr. Walter A. Compton (Part I); Sale no. 7420

Japanese Swords and Sword Fittings from the Collection of Dr. Walter A. Compton (Part I); Sale no. 7420

New York: Christie's New York, Tuesday, March 31, 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. Large quarto. Part I of III. 429pp + xiv. Orginal glossy wrappers with illustrated paper dust jacket. Colour and b&w illustrations, glossary, index, absentee bid form. Part one of the Catalog of the Japanese Swords and Sword Fittings from the Collection of Dr. Walter A. Compton held by Christie's New York on Tuesday, March 31, 1992. Includes prices realized, errata and addenda. Also a few loose sheets: "An Analysis of the March Compton Sale" which were obviously abstracted from an other publication. Covers a bit rubbed with some light creasing at edges, lower edge chafed, text block pulling apart slightly at pages 240/241, a few creased page edge. Still a solid and clean VG copy. Oversized - additional shipping will be needed. Item #62725

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