THE SIGNATURE BOOK OF NETSUKE, INRO AND OJIME ARTISTS IN PHOTOGRAPHS

Honolulu: Reed Publishers, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. This is Number 19 of 500 copies. Presentation copy, inscribed and dated in the year of publication by Lazarnick to noted netsuke collector Virginia Atchley on the verso of the dedication page, with Atchley's occasional pencil marginalia. Detailed study on the signatures of netsuke and inro artists, together with easily followed guidelines on how they may be read as well as illustrated notes on the calligraphic construction of the numerous Japanese characters involved. Preface by Neil K. Davey. Profusely illustrated. Quarto. Original embossed paper-covered boards, with silver stamping. Some general shelfwear to the boards, with a few tears and small chips to the original acetate dust wrapper. Good. Item #69899
ISBN: 0917064011

Price: $250.00

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