Second printing (first published 1981). xvi, 248 pages. Hardcover: H 26.25cm x L 19cm. Dust jacket rubbed, short tear at rear panel's bottom edge. Handsome black cloth with vibrant gilt stamping to spine and front board. Interior pages are clean. Binding is firm. A very good+ copy in a very good dust jacket. Also laid-in at front endpapers as relic and lagniappe from book's original owner are a xeroxed sheet of apparent metal hardware pieces with prices in yen and a mailed postcard with three-color woodblock print pencil signed "S. Kamachi" of nude women looking at her reflection in mirror which also shows a leering skeleton looking back at her. ISBN 0834801620. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: Tansu, the unique cabinetry of Japan, springs from a rich folk-art tradition. This book is lavishly illustrated with 27 full-color plates and over 260 monochrome photographs of spectacular chests and elegant details. It is divided into two parts, the first on history and the second on techniques. It also includes an invaluable guide to purchasing and conserving tansu.
About the Author: Ty and Kiyoko Heineken have been patrons of Japanese folk arts for more than thirty years. Ty Heineken is a cultural anthropologist and is director of Studio Japan, a conservation workshop. Kiyoko Heineken is a bibliographic specialist at Princeton University's East Asian Library.
Title: TANSU; TRADITIONAL JAPANESE CABINETRY.
Publisher: New York and Tokyo: Weatherhill [John Weatherhill, Inc.], 1983.
Book Description Weatherhill, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. A bit of rubbing at top of DJ ; B & W Photos and illustrations; 10.30 X 7.20 X 1.20 inches; 248 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 5059
Book Description Weatherhill. Book Condition: Good. . Good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # H04H-01122
Book Description Weatherhill, 1981. Book Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 0834801620-2-4
Book Description Weatherhill, New York, NY, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: NF. 6th Printing. Hardback in Near Fine condition with Near Fine dust jacket.; 10.30 X 7.20 X 1.20 inches; 248 pages NF; Hardback in Near Fine condition with Near Fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 44697
Book Description Weatherhill, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0834801620
Book Description Weatherhill, New York / Tokyo, 1983. hardcover. Book Condition: Fine copy in fine dust jacket. Well-illustrated (illustrator). 1st edition.. Small 4to, 247 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 069054
Book Description Weatherhill. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 0834801620 Hardcovers and Pages are New, Dust Jacket showing slight wear. Packaged Carefully & Shipped Promptly. 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # 004950
Book Description Weatherhill, Incorporated, 1981. HARDCOVER Crafts-Woodworking . USED, Standard. Bookseller Inventory # 01978083480162216
Book Description Weatherhill, New York, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: vg+/vg+. First edition. Octavo. (10 1/2" x 7 1/2") 247pp Illustrated. A very nice copy in dust jacket. In a brodart protective wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 40627
Book Description Weatherhill 1981-06-01, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: good. 1st. 0834801620. Bookseller Inventory # 582684