Traditional Japanese Architecture And Gardens
Hirotaro, Ota, editor.
Price: 225.00 USD
Tokyo: Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai (Japan Cultural Society), 1972. 8vo. xv, 305 pp. 270 black and white illustrations, 219 black and white illustrations in the text. Bibliography. " The present volume deals with the art of building and gardening in Japan from prehistoric times to the middle of the nineteenth century. Japanese architecture since the Meiji Restoration of 1868 has been under the overwhelming influence of European and American architecture. The present volume, therefore, is solely for what we call traditional Japanese architecture and gardens". Fine in fine dust jacket.