THE INRO HANDBOOK. Studies Of Netsuke, Inro, And Lacquer. Signed.

New York: New York: Weatherhill, [1979]. 1979.

First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author. First Edition of this definitive monogram on Japanese netsuke, inro and lacquer Signed and dated in the year of publication by Japanese scholar Raymond Bushell on the half-title-page. From the noted Krouners' Oriental collection with their original older format Brodart tipped gently to the boards. A fine copy in gray cloth, silver titles to the spine and front board, (tiny bookseller's ticket to the rear pastedown). Small 4to. 263 pp. Stunning colour and black and white plates throughout. Exploring design, craftsmanship, 108 distinguished inro and netsuke and important essays on the making of inro, pearl-shell inlays and the materials and techniques of lacquer art. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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