Great Victorian classic offers unsurpassed coverage of architecture, ornament, pottery, calligraphy, drawing, lacquerware, metalware, textiles, religious symbols and more. Fascinating insights into Japanese culture: dancing girls, hara-kiri, tea-drinking ceremony, shrines and scenery, vegetation, etc... read more
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Great Victorian classic offers unsurpassed coverage of architecture, ornament, pottery, calligraphy, drawing, lacquerware, metalware, textiles, religious symbols and more. Fascinating insights into Japanese culture: dancing girls, hara-kiri, tea-drinking ceremony, shrines and scenery, vegetation, etc. Over 200 exquisitely drawn illustrations. A delight for art and antique collectors, art historians, crafts enthusiasts, any lover of Japan.
Reprint of Japan: Its Architecture, Art, and Art Manufactures, Longmans, Green, and Co., London, 1882.
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