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Paul Davis Exhibition

By: (Davis, Paul)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Japan Art Museums: 1975

Inscription: Inscribed by the artist.

Seller ID: 001963

Condition: Good


150 catalogued images in b&w; 18 color plates. An exhibition that toured four Japanese museums during 1975 and 1976. Paul, Upper outside corner of first 10 pages, mostly preliminaries, rippled. Inscribed with given name, Paul. View more info

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The Theatrical Prints of the Torii Masters

By: (Link, Howard A., Dr.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tokyo and Honolulu, Riccar Art Museum and Honolulu Academy of Arts: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001621

Condition: Fine


87 pages; 99 prints are reproduced in multiple images in b&w; 5 color plates. Opening essays are in Japanese and in English. Catalogue entries are entirely in Japanese. Loosely inserted is List of the Theatrical Prints of the Torii Masters. View more info

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MOMOYAMA: Japanese Art in the Age of Grandeur

By: (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1975

Seller ID: 000508

ISBN: 0-87099-125-6

Condition: Very Good.


136 pages; 79 catalogue items. Color plates and black and whites. Momoyama Period (1568-1615). Includes: Paintings, Calligraphy, No Masks, Textiles, Ceramics, Lacquer, Arms and Armor. Chronology and bibliography. View more info

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American Painting 1900-1940

By: (The Whitney Museum of American Art)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Tokyo, The Nihon Keizai Shimbum: 1976

Seller ID: 001099

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated. 60 illustrated works, 24 in color; 20 artists represented. An exhibition in Japan of American works selected by The Whitney. An introductory essay by Jennifer Russell and catalogue entries are in English. An essay by Yoshiaki Tono, catalogue entries, and artists' biographies are in Japanese. Previous institutional owner's rubber stamp appears on endpapers and back pane. otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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Prints and Drawings from the Yale Collections

By: (Yale University)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Yale University Art Gallery: 1957

Seller ID: 000812

Condition: Very Good.


20 pages; 14 plates inserted loosely at the back. "Published for the Associates in Fine Arts at Yale University." 15th-century through 20th-century, including Americana and Japanese woodcuts. Glassine dustjacket. View more info

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Art of the Tea Ceremony: A Special Exhibition

By: Anonymous

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Tokyo National Museum: 1980

Seller ID: 003882

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


xxiv; 298 pp. 379 tea wares illustrated in b&w plates and described; 27 items are repeated in color. Text in Japanese; a Foreword and a 23-page catalogue list of 399 items in English; 20 Development Plans listed in the catalogue are not among the plates. The foreword states the exhibition was organized to view the development of Chanoyu in three phases: Karamano Taste under Kitayama to Higashiyama reigns; Wabi Taste under the grand tea masters of Juko to Rikyu; thereafter. Nicely bound in red-orange textured wrappers. The top outside corner is bumped causing light creases to the page corners... View more info

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Milkmaid by Vermeer and Dutch Genre Painting: Masterworks from the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

By: Aono, Junko; [et al]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Tokyo Shimbun / NHK: 2007

Seller ID: 003015

Condition: Very Good


240 pages; 2 essays; 94 catalogued works illustrated in color; additional text illustrations. Some English, largely Japanese text. View more info

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An Exhibition of Modern Japanese Calligraphy Specially Organized for U.S. Display

By: Asano, Hiromu (translator)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Asahi Shimbun Publishing Co.: 1963

Seller ID: 000291

Condition: Good.


56 pages. Exhibition catalogue of works of 26 contemporary Japanese calligraphers. Entries include identification of the ideographs, the literal meaning and acrediting the text. Often includes the calligrapher's comments. Photo portraits of the calligraphers. View more info

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A Reader's Guide to the Arts of Japan

By: Barnet, Sylvan; William Burto

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, The Asia Society: 1986

Seller ID: 004919

ISBN: no

Condition: Fine


8 pages. General Works; Specialized Works on Forms of Art (e.g. painting, prints, calligraphy, etc.); Studies of Periods of Japanese Art. Periods include: pre-Buddhist, Asuka, Nara, Heian, Kamakura, Nambokucho, Muromachi, Momoyama, Edo, Meiji. A slim pamphlet-style publication. View more info

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Impressions of Japanese Architecture and the Allied Arts

By: Cram, Ralph Adams

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Baker & Taylor Company: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000040

Condition: Good


227 pages. 52 plates plus frontispiece, most are sepia-toned photographs. The ten chapters are ten different papers written by the noted American architect. Wine-red decorated cloth boards with handsome gilt titles, t.e.g. Wear to spine extremeties and corners. View more info

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The Arts of Japan / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Ford, Barbara Brennan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1987

Seller ID: 001871

Condition: Very Good.


56 pages; 63 illustrations, mostly color. MMA Bulletin Summer 1987. Clean and tight. View more info

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Beyond the Frame : American Art 1960-1990

By: Gumpert, Lynn (guest curator); [et al]

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Committee for Beyond the Frame: 1991

Seller ID: 000057

Condition: Very Good.


211 pages. 91 works by about 30 contemporary American artists. Exhibited at three museums in Japan in 1991. Text simultaneously in Japanese and English. The catalogue, itself, is a nice and interesting production. View more info

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Japanese Arts and the Tea Ceremony

By: Hayashiya, Tatsusaburo; Masao Nakamura; Seizo Hayashiya; (Joseph P. Macadam, translated and adapted by)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York / Tokyo, Weatherhill / Heibonsha: 1980

Edition: First English Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 003890

ISBN: 0834810255

Condition: Very Good


186 pages; 200 illustrations color and b&w; 3 foldouts. Foldouts 1 and 2 are the verso and recto of the same sheet; foldout 3 is a stand-up model of a teahouse, which may be removed and assembled though it would destroy the book. Volume 15 of The Heibonsha Survey of Japanese Art. Light foxing to the top edge; clean throughout; both book and jacket are nearly fine. View more info

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Hiroshige / Eisen, The Sixty-Nine Staions of the Kisokaido

By: Izzard, Sebastian

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, George Braziller Publisher: 2008

Seller ID: 004835

ISBN: 0807615935

Condition: Fine


160 pages; 71 plates are illustrated as the series includes a second version of some. The plates appear on a recto with commentary on an opposite, facing verso. This set was published from early impressions found in fine condition. Keisai Eisen signed his prints, indicating that they are first editions. Beautifully done; informative commentary. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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The Edo Culture in Japanese Prints

By: Lee, George; et al

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Yale University Art Gallery: 1972

Seller ID: 000135

Condition: Very Good.


46 pages; 14 black and white reproductions representing over 75 prints in the exhibition. Under the Tokugawa shoguns, Edo (Tokyo) became the world's most populous city; a place of power, commerce, and pleasure. These prints span about a century, from Masunobu and Harunobu of the mid-18th century, to Hokusai and Hiroshige of the mid-19th century; from views of the city to its actors and beautiful women. Glossary of terms. View more info

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The Edo Culture in Japanese Prints

By: Lee, George; Yasuko Betchaku; Mary G. Neill; Lucie Weinstein

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1972

Seller ID: 004051

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


46 pages; 15 illustrations; the Exhibition Checklist lists 78 prints. Seven artists are included with illustrations of work and biographical essays. Glossary. Spine is lightly rubbed, otherwise fine condition; clean throughout. View more info

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Blue & White: Early Japanese Export Ware

By: Lerner, Martin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1978

Seller ID: 004065

Condition: Very Good


80 illustrated examples; examples include some Chinese and Dutch ware. Full essay with maps; Bibliography. An exhibition originally shown in 1976-1977 so popular it was reopened in 1978. View more info

Image for La Femme: The Influence of Whistler and Japanese Print Masters on American Art 1880-1917

La Femme: The Influence of Whistler and Japanese Print Masters on American Art 1880-1917

By: Levine, Gary; Robert R. Preato; Francine Tyler

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Np, Grand Central Art Galleries: 1983

Seller ID: 000809

Condition: Very Good


140 pages; 126 illustrations (color and monotone); 6 Japanese artists' biographies; 45 American artists' biogrphies. 3 essays: Ukiyo-e Print Masters; Whistler's Aesthetics and Japanese Design; Sharp Needle and Smooth Stone. Ezra Pound poem: To Whistler, American. Binding and contents clean and tight, nearly unblemished. Dustjacket rubbed with only a few small chips. View more info

Twelve Japanese Screens / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Meech-Pekarik, Julia

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1979

Seller ID: 005250

Condition: Very Good.


64 pages. MMA Bulletin Fall 1979. Well illustrated in color and in b&w. Clean and tight; almost like new. View more info

Image for Japan: Masterpieces from the Idemitsu Collection

Japan: Masterpieces from the Idemitsu Collection

By: Menzies, Jackie and Edmund Capon (Catalogue); Sazo Idemitsu (Introduction)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: International Cultural Corporation of Australia Limited: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003940

ISBN: 0959412247

Condition: Fine


187 pages; 84 fully described catalogued items, each illustrated with full-page color plates. Calligraphy. painting, painted screens, ceramics. "... the first major exhibition of Japanese art ever to visit Australia." Clean throughout, as new. View more info