"The Modern Japanese Print" is about contemporary woodblock from Japan. Michener was an avid afficionado of the Japanese woodblock and wrote good books about it. This one is by Tuttle, 1968 Edition, hardbound complete with colored tip-in plates, and together with the dust jacket.
Fine condition, shelf wear only. A great out of print book on Japanese woodblocks.
A fun book on Japanese poems translated by K Florenz and then by A Lloyd; published by Hasegawa in 1895 (Meiji 29th year); printed on crepe paper and bound in the Japanese style. Book is in the original cardboard fitted box cover.missing.
Very good condition with no tears or stains. All pages are there with no damage. Cardboard case has the oriental tie inserts to keep cover closed. Tie insert is missing.
Masters of Japanese Calligraphy by Shimizu and Rosenfield is a classic for the 8th-19th century masters; published by the Japan House Gallery and the Asia Society Galleries in 1984 on the occasion of an Exhibition at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Kansas and the Seattle Museum in 1985. Soft bound 340 pages. Very good condition with slight shelf wear.
Words in Motion - A Modern Japanese Calligraphy...this is the exhibition catalogue for the Yomiuri and Library of Congress 1984 exhibition featuring 12 living masters of modern Japanese calligraphy. Out of print.
The Analects of Confucius, translated into English by Gilles and published by the Commercial Press in 1933, numbered edition and in a rosewood box. Bound Chinese style and stitched. This is a rare connoiseur's book.
Wonderful reference book about the subject "Tiffany Favrile Art Glass" by Moise Steeg. 192 pages and over 240 pictures from numerous publich and private collections provide a strong reference source to the Tiffany glass collector. Published by Schiffer in 2000, ISBN: 0764302078.
12.5" x 9.5" hardcover, very good condition, a new book.
Full title, "Images from the Floating World: The Japanese Print, Including an Illustrated Dictionary of Ukiyo-E" by Richard Lane. This is an indispensible classic on woodblock prints. Lots of color plates show the history of these "floating world pictures". The illustrated dictionary section includes Hiroshige's complete "100 Views of Edo" and "53 Stations of the Tokaido" in thumbnails plus publisher and censor seals, signatures and crests.
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A large folio sized book on the Japanese influence over Western art during the last 2 centuries. Full title "Japonisme: The Japanese Influence on Western Art", by Siegfried Wichmann. Published in New York, Park Lane, 1985; ISBN:0517479761 . Hard Cover with unclipped dust jacket, 12" by 15". Near fine condition.
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A beautiful slim volume on Sharaku by Muneshige Narazaki, published by Kodansha in 1983, lst edition. The title says it all. The book has beautiful plates on every page. And it has a full series of all Sharaku's prints in black & white at the end. A slim and authorative volume.
About 10.5" x 14" near oban size; 46 glossy pages. Near mint condition with gorgeous jacket all intact and unclipped.
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