Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Art of the Japanese Postcard: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Boston: MFA, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 287, [1]pp. Original illustrated dust-jacket over black cloth with red lettering on spine. Illustrated title page. 'More than casual mail pieces, Japanese postcards were often designed by prominent artists and had a visual impact that belied their modest format. "Art of the Japanese Postcard" presents 300 of these cards, astonishing not only for their beauty and inventiveness, but also for the insight they provide into Japanese artistic practices. Authoritative essays highlight the design, development, and cultural function of these highly influential, visually exciting expressions of graphic genius' (From the publishers). Previous owner's blind stamp on front free endpaper (Norman Hurst). DJ, binding and interior in overall very good condition. vg. Item #34968

Price: $45.00

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