170 pp. 179 gravure illustrations, including fourteen in color. Photographs were taken by Takeji Iwamiya. They comprise a gallery of objects made of wood, paper and clay which achieves a history of Japanese design from the eighth century to the present day. Owner inscription. Oversized, 10 1/2" x 14 1/2" Orig. decorated black cloth. Near fine in slightly chipped dust wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 9928
Title: Katachi Japanese Pattern and Design in Wood,...
Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson
Publication Date: 1963
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Harry N. Abrams / Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. This book is clean and bright, with no creases, no tears, and no markings. The dustjacket has several small tears and creases, with light wear to the spine, otherwise it's also in excellent condition; clean & bright. In stock, ready to ship now from Evanston, IL!. Bookseller Inventory # 134526