B312. Japanese Art and Handicraft


B312.  Japanese Art & Handicraft by Henry Joly & Kumasaku Tomita.  1976.  Clothbound with dust jacket, 10 x 12 ½”, about 300 pages in English.  The original of this book, from 1915, was a catalog of a loan exhibition to benefit the British Red Cross.  Lacquer, netsuke, paintings, prints, and other art make up the 1st half of the book; the 2nd is kodogu of all sorts, arranged by school.  Black & white photos and thorough descriptions.

There is a faint stain on the dust jacket; otherwise the book is in great condition  5 pounds, 14 ounces.  Now $65.