Lacquer Work.




Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, Ltd. Parker Street, Kingsway, W.C.2.






A practical exposition of the art of lacquering together with valuable notes for the collector. by g. koizumi. with foreword by lt.-col. e. f. strange of the victoria and albert museum. profusely illustrated by half-tone and collotype plates.

Item Description

FIRST EDITION. Large 8vo. 9.75 x 7.5 inches. 45 + 3 pp., including index + 36 pp. plates, printed on one side. Bound in original black cloth, with pink and red titles and gilt borders enclosing pictorial block on front board. Minor wear to extremities, browning of flyleaves, mark on edge of title page and occasional scattered foxing; otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 10 black and white photograph plates and one text figure and by 36 collotype plates at end. Decorated by initials and by publisher's device on title page. Attractively produced volume on oriental lacquer work, with a practical section preceding a plate section of examples of the work. Gunji Koizumi (1885-1865) is also known as the person who introduced judo into Britain. Edward Fairbrother Strange (1862-1929) of the Victoria and Albert Museum was an author on Japanese art.

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