These are nine plates of 1943 Illustrations of Laotian Sabre Handles from the journal Institut Indochinois pour L'Etude de L'Homme. Each page, measuring 10.5" high by 7.375" wide, has detailed line drawings printed in black of ancient and contemporary wood, bronze and ivory handles with gods, men in decorative clothing and masks, elephants and other animals, and decorative organic and geometric patterns. The paper has a thin tissue paper quality which has yellowed over time. The ninth plate has text in French. These 1943 Illustrations of Laotian Sabre Handles are in Very Good condition with no damage or wear. Several have original wrinkling along the edge where they were attached in the journal. Ideal for use in collage or other art projects.