Folk Traditions in Japanese Art
Price: 45.00 USD
Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. " This book commemorates the first major travelilng exhibition of objects drawn from Japan's great folk traditions. Made primarily to fulfil specific functions, each of these objects was fashioned with the innate Japanese sensitivity to beauty, resulting in masterpieces of artistic expression. Representing major areas of japanese folk arts-among them, textiles, ceramics, lacquerware, bamboo objects, furniture, and religious objects..." (from flap. Exhibition catalogue for the first major travelling exhibition of Japan's folk art tradition. From the library of noted architect and writer on architecture, J. Sadler. Sadler was prone to marginalia and laying in clippings and ephemera related to a given book's subject. The presence of marginal notes or marks will be noted above and are absent if not so noted. Overall, a very presntable copy. Ownership signature at front pastedown, ex libris (stamps on title page, lift mar at rfep, else unmarked), small adhesive marks at boards/endpages, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows minimal shelf/edge wear, else bright and clean. Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering, textured brown endpages. 4to. 272pp. Illus. (color and b/w plates). Glossary. Bibliography. Erratta sheet tipped in. First Edition. Very Good- in Near Fine DJ.