Masterworks Of Japanese Art..
Bound in original beige cloth with black titles and pictorial block on front board, in cardboard slipcase with pictorial printed title. A very good copy.
Charles E. Tuttle Company.,
Rutland, Vermont and Tokyo
Compiled and edited by charles s. terry based on the definitive six-volume pageant of japanese art edited by staff members of the tokyo national museum. fifth printing.
Large 4to. 8.75 x 12 inches. 252 pp..
Illustrated throughout by 100 plates, including 40 tipped in colour plates and by 35 text figures.
Reprint of the first edition of 1956, a work based on the six volume Pageant of Japanese Art. The plates cover painting, sculpture, ceramics, textiles, lacquer ware, metalwork and architecture. The introductory survey, chronologically arranged, is by Charles Sanford Terry (1926-82), translator and academic specialising in Japanese culture.
[Stock No. 24666]