Antique Sterling Silver Chinese Porcelain Rose Medallion
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #470331 (stock #MichModern)
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$278.00
"The Modern Japanese Print" is about contemporary woodblock from Japan. Michener was an avid afficionado of the Japanese woodblock and wrote good books about it. This one is by Tuttle, 1968 Edition, hardbound complete with colored tip-in plates, and together with the dust jacket.

Fine condition, shelf wear only. A great out of print book on Japanese woodblocks.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #468623 (stock #Jcalligrap)
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$150.00
Masters of Japanese Calligraphy by Shimizu and Rosenfield is a classic for the 8th-19th century masters; published by the Japan House Gallery and the Asia Society Galleries in 1984 on the occasion of an Exhibition at the Nelson Atkins Museum of Kansas and the Seattle Museum in 1985. Soft bound 340 pages. Very good condition with slight shelf wear.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #468618 (stock #Callig1)
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$125.00
Words in Motion - A Modern Japanese Calligraphy...this is the exhibition catalogue for the Yomiuri and Library of Congress 1984 exhibition featuring 12 living masters of modern Japanese calligraphy. Out of print.

Soft bound, 187 pages. Fine condition.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #281983 (stock #Boggess1)
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$25.00
Very handy book on American Brilliant Period cut glass by the Boggess's and publised by Schiffer in 2001. Softcover, 160 pages with 3 to 4 pictures per page. Price guide, marks and index of companies.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #281148 (stock #BookTiff)
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$50.00
Wonderful reference book about the subject "Tiffany Favrile Art Glass" by Moise Steeg. 192 pages and over 240 pictures from numerous publich and private collections provide a strong reference source to the Tiffany glass collector. Published by Schiffer in 2000, ISBN: 0764302078.

12.5" x 9.5" hardcover, very good condition, a new book.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #265526 (stock #Art008)
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$115.00
Full title, "Images from the Floating World: The Japanese Print, Including an Illustrated Dictionary of Ukiyo-E" by Richard Lane. This is an indispensible classic on woodblock prints. Lots of color plates show the history of these "floating world pictures". The illustrated dictionary section includes Hiroshige's complete "100 Views of Edo" and "53 Stations of the Tokaido" in thumbnails plus publisher and censor seals, signatures and crests.

Dorset Press New York 1978...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #264808 (stock #Art007)
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A large folio sized book on the Japanese influence over Western art during the last 2 centuries. Full title "Japonisme: The Japanese Influence on Western Art", by Siegfried Wichmann. Published in New York, Park Lane, 1985; ISBN:0517479761 . Hard Cover with unclipped dust jacket, 12" by 15". Near fine condition.

Text reinforced by pictures on nearly every page make comparisons. See examples here, including the example of Degas dancers...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #260760 (stock #Art006)
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$35.00
A beautiful slim volume on Sharaku by Muneshige Narazaki, published by Kodansha in 1983, lst edition. The title says it all. The book has beautiful plates on every page. And it has a full series of all Sharaku's prints in black & white at the end. A slim and authorative volume.

About 10.5" x 14" near oban size; 46 glossy pages. Near mint condition with gorgeous jacket all intact and unclipped.

Outstanding book for the serious or the novice aficionado...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #260310 (stock #Art005)
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$300.00
A favorite book by John Stevenson about Yoshitoshi's magnificent woodblocks of famous Japanese ghost tales. Full title "YOSHITOSHI'S THIRTY-SIX GHOSTS". Published by Weatherhill 1983, ISBN:0834801892, lst edition, hardbound with beautiful unclipped dust jacket, 14.5" by 10.5", 92 pages. Book is in near fine condition.

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) had a short life as a very popular artist during the Meiji era...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1970 item #186893 (stock #Art003)
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A luxurious book on "Shunga: Images of Spring, Essay on Erotic Elements in Japanese Art", by Charles Grosbois, published by Nagel in 1964. Lots of color and b/w plates, tipped in and each one protected by rice tissue separator sheets (see example in picture of title page). 103 illustrations in full color & black-and-white. Erotic art in the context of the fundamental beliefs of the Japanese and the social development that took place in 17th century Japan. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall, 157 pages...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1960 item #186884 (stock #Art002)
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This is a classic book on Japanese woodblock prints by James Michener, published by Tuttle, Vermont & Tokyo, in 1959. The full book title is "Japanese Prints - from the Early Masters to the Modern". Hardback. Large book in fine condition. Near fine unclipped jacket and slipcase. 257 plates, 55 in color. ISBN:0804803145. Great holiday gift or for your own reference. See my other reference books listed now.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #185358 (stock #Art001)
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A wonderful book on Japanese woodblock prints edited by Amy Newland and Chris Uhlenbeck, published by Mallard Press. There are many books on ukiyo-e. But this is one of the recent ones which includes the Osaka school, Shin Hanga and Sosaku Hanga. There is a discussion of the technique of print making. These modern developments can be seen in context with the entire tradition. Over 200 excellent quality color plates are included...