The Ancient Japanese Art of Paper Making - Echizen Washi
From the 14th century, Echizen washi was officially used by Japanese court nobles and samurai, and the Japanese royal family sometimes uses Echizen washi to announce a babys birth. Text includes a history of the handmade paper and histories of great paper craftsmen.
Publisher: Imadate Cultural Association
Date Published: 1981
Place Published: n/a
Condition: Near fine
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: No. 471 of a limited edition, total number of copies unknown. XV, 16-96 p. 26 cm. About 50 illustrations, including two tipped-in examples of paper. Hand-bound blue paper covers with gold print.