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The Folk Arts of Japan by Hugo Munsterberg - Hardcover - Ninth Printng - 1970 - from BanditBooks and Biblio.com

The Folk Arts of Japan

by Hugo Munsterberg

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


The Folk Arts of Japan By Hugo Munsterberg, With a Preface by Soetsu Yanagi, Published by Charles E. Tuttle Company, With the Cooperation of the Japan Society, Hardcover, Dust Jacket, 1970, Ninth Printing ---- Very Good Condition. Book and dust jacket. Secure binding, unmarked, no writing, no highlighting, bright inner pages, no stains, no rips (book and DJ), no edge chipping, no page folds, no remainder marks, not ex-library. Some light signs of surface wear from use, storage and handling. Free USA Shipping ---- With dozens of lovely photographs and insightful commentary, The Folk Arts of Japan deals with a rediscovered branch of Japanese art. With 110 gravure plates, and 18 color plates. Although these folkcraft creations have their roots in the country's ancient and colorful art tradition, their unassuming grace makes them unmistakably in harmony with modern functional design. The author, Dr. Munsterberg brings to his work the fruits of four years of study in Japan and a deep knowledge of Asian culture, making available for the first time in English a comprehensive guide and commentary on this significant branch of Japan's varied arts. Contents include: paper-mache, thread ball, pottery and ceramics, baskets, wood, architecture [old traditional Japanese farm & rural houses], lacquer, metal work, toys, textiles, Kimono, painting, sculpture and more.

  • Bookseller: BanditBooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 211
  • Title: The Folk Arts of Japan
  • Author: Hugo Munsterberg
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Ninth Printng
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company
  • Date published: 1970
  • Keywords: Folk Arts, Japan, Japanese, Hugo Munsterberg, Soetsu Yanagi, Charles Tuttle, paper-mache, thread ball, pottery, ceramics, baskets, wood, architecture, lacquer, metal, toys, textiles, Kimono, painting, sculpture
  • Bookseller catalogs: Art & Photography;


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