A Painter's Book Design - The Roots of Japanese Bookmaking

Mari Kobayashi (editor)

$59.95

A Painter's Book Design - The Roots of Japanese Bookmaking, edited by Mari Kobayashi / 223-page paperback with jacket, about 7 x 10 inches, published by Seibundo Shinkosha / text in Japanese but it is illustrated throughout and there are brief bios in English in the back

Many lovely book covers and binding designs from about 1900 to 1980 (most of them early 20th century). Some 50 Watts faves like Settai Komura, Koshiro Onchi, Ryusei Kishida, Yumeji Takehisa, Hisui Sugiura, Tomoyoshi Murayama, Takeo Takei...

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