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Art of the Japanese Postcard: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Morse, Anne Nishimura; J. Thomas Rimer; Kendall H. Brown (Essays by)

Published by MFA, Boston, 2004
Condition: vg Hardcover
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Quarto. 287, [1]pp. Original illustrated dust-jacket over black cloth with red lettering on spine. Illustrated title page. 'More than casual mail pieces, Japanese postcards were often designed by prominent artists and had a visual impact that belied their modest format. "Art of the Japanese Postcard" presents 300 of these cards, astonishing not only for their beauty and inventiveness, but also for the insight they provide into Japanese artistic practices. Authoritative essays highlight the design, development, and cultural function of these highly influential, visually exciting expressions of graphic genius' (From the publishers). Previous owner's blind stamp on front free endpaper (Norman Hurst). DJ, binding and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 34968

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Title: Art of the Japanese Postcard: The Leonard A....

Publisher: MFA, Boston

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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