Lot 65 of 319:
Sukey Hughes' World of Japanese Paper 1st ed, 1/1000  

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Title:
Washi: The World of Japanese Paper

Author:
Hughes, Sukey

Place:
Tokyo

Publisher:
Kodansha

Date:
[1978]

Description:

452 pp. Illustrated with numerous photographs and mounted samples of papers. 29.6x22 cm (11¾x8¾"), blue cloth backed paper boards, spine lettering stamped in white and red, maroon clamshell case. Number 476 of 1000 copies. Limited First Edition.

A very lavish and far-reaching reference on all aspects of Japanese paper-making: its evolution, sociology, classification, various uses, etc. Short booklet with samples of Mino Washi paper, published by Mino Trade Promotion Organization is laid in.


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Condition:
A few touches of wear to cloth clamshell case; fine volume in near fine case.


 
Item number:
318620
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