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Tansu: Traditional Japanese Cabinetry

Heineken, Ty;Heineken, Kiyoko

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ISBN 10: 0834801620 / ISBN 13: 9780834801622
Published by Weatherhill, NY, 1982
Condition: Very Good / PLUS Hardcover
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Very Good Plus book and DJ, both in excellent condition, and with new Mylar protection. // Forner owner's stamp discretely placed reverse side of front endpaper. // Clothbound hardcover, 247 pages, illustrated. No underling or margin notes. Bookseller Inventory # 008267

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Title: Tansu: Traditional Japanese Cabinetry

Publisher: Weatherhill, NY

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Clothbound Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good / PLUS

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good PLUS

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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.

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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.

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