Gardens of Japan: A Pictorial Record of the Famous Palaces, Gardens, and Tea Gardens. Matsunosuke Tatsui.
Gardens of Japan: A Pictorial Record of the Famous Palaces, Gardens, and Tea Gardens
Gardens of Japan: A Pictorial Record of the Famous Palaces, Gardens, and Tea Gardens
Gardens of Japan: A Pictorial Record of the Famous Palaces, Gardens, and Tea Gardens
Gardens of Japan: A Pictorial Record of the Famous Palaces, Gardens, and Tea Gardens
Gardens of Japan: A Pictorial Record of the Famous Palaces, Gardens, and Tea Gardens
Gardens of Japan: A Pictorial Record of the Famous Palaces, Gardens, and Tea Gardens
Gardens of Japan: A Pictorial Record of the Famous Palaces, Gardens, and Tea Gardens

Gardens of Japan: A Pictorial Record of the Famous Palaces, Gardens, and Tea Gardens

Tokyo: Zauho Press, 1935.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very good-. Folio. xii, 34 pp + 150 leaves of collotype plates and 14 architectural plans. White leather spine and corners over silk-covered boards decorated in gilt. Pictorial endpapers, all edges gilt. Leather rubbed, with some loss at spine ends, lower front joint starting to split, some soiling to front board, wear/fraying to top and bottom edges of boards. Other than a shallow crease on two preliminary leaves, internals are fine; about very good overall. The author was both an authority on the history of Japanese landscape gardening and one of the foremost garden designers of twentieth century Japan.

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Price: $600.00

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