The kame-no-se or turtle shell. SHINJI NISHIMURA.
The kame-no-se or turtle shell.
The kame-no-se or turtle shell.

The kame-no-se or turtle shell.

Tokyo: Society of Naval Architects, 1929. First edition, lg. slim 8vo, pp. [6], [61]- 114, [1]; vignette title-p., 4 plates (1 in color) and 9 illus. in the text; generally fine in orig. printed beige paper-covered boards. Issued as Part IV, Section 2 of Vol. V in the publisher's A Study of Ancient Ships of Japan series. Includes earliest records of turtle-boats, medieval turtle-shell boats, Japanese myths relating to turtles, etc. Item #29222

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