Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Traditional Crafts of Japan - Volume 8, Writing Utensils and Household Buddhist Altars

Tokyo: Diamond, Inc, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Ex-library. Folio. [6], 157, [5]pp. Red cloth with silver and black stamped designs on front cover and spine housed in original decorative sienna cloth slipcase. Slipcase with color pictorial paste-down and four stamped silver triangles. Textured golden front and rear endpapers with gray triangular designs. Double-page b/w frontispiece. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of photographs in rich vibrant colors and b/w plates showing a wide range of traditional Japanese writing utensils and household Buddhist altars. Many of the b/w photographs show artists at work. Foreword by Inumaru Tadashi, introduction by Yoshida Mitsukuni. Rear of slipcase with printed golden paste-down "This series of books has been donated to your library by the generosity of The Yasuda Fire and Marine Insurance Company, Limited." Library inventory stickers on tail of spine of slipcase and book. Barcode sticker and library paste-down with title of book on free front endpaper. Slipcase and book in overall very good condition. Vol. 8 of "The Traditional Crafts of Japan" series. vg. Item #33927

Price: $65.00

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