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 bumped corner and very minor friz on the dust jacket; otherwise the book is in great condition 5 pounds, 14 ounces. Was $125, now $75.