Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Traditional Japanese Packaging. Hideyuki Oka.
Traditional Japanese Packaging
Traditional Japanese Packaging
Traditional Japanese Packaging
Traditional Japanese Packaging
Traditional Japanese Packaging

Traditional Japanese Packaging

Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, 1965. First edition. Hardcover. 4to. 192pp. Embossed glossy white boards over black cloth spine in original dustjacket. Gilt title in Japanese on spine. Wear to bottom edges. Some discoloration to boards. Creasing, chipping, scuffing and some tearing to dj. Map illustrated endpapers. A delightful book looking at various forms of traditional Japanese packaging. Illustrated with color-and b/w photographs. This is the true first edition of a book that was re-issued by Weatherhill in English under the famous title ‘How to wrap five eggs: Japanese design in traditional packaging’ (1967). Oka looks at traditional gift-wrapping and product presentation in Japan. Rare. Text in Japanese. Dj in good, book in very good condition. vg. Item #14711

Price: $250.00

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