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The Floral Art Of Japan: Being A Second And Revised Edition Of The Flowers Of Japan And The Art Of Floral Arrangement by  Josiah [1852-1920] CONDER - Second Edition of the first book in English on ikebana, the Japa - from D & E Lake Ltd. (ABAC, ILAB) and Biblio.com

The Floral Art Of Japan: Being A Second And Revised Edition Of The Flowers Of Japan And The Art Of Floral Arrangement

by CONDER, Josiah [1852-1920]

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Tokyo: Printed By The Shiuyei Sha; Published By Kelly And Walsh Limited, Yokohama, Shangai, Hongkong, And Singapore, 1899. Second Edition of the first book in English on ikebana, the Japanese art of floral arrangement. British architect Josiah Conder came to Japan as a foreign advisor to the Japanese government and taught at the Imperial College of Engineering in Tokyo. He designed numerous public buildings in Tokyo, including the Rokumeikan, and taught five famous architects who were the first Japanese to build western-style buildings in the country (Tatsuno Kingo, Katayama Tıkuma, Sone TatsuzÚ, Satachi Shichijirı and Shimoda Kikuystı). folio. pp. xi, 142, viii, [1]. with half-title. 72 plates (14 in colour) & 39 text illus. original gilt-stamped cloth




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