The Art of the Japanese Screen, Elise Grilli, New York: Walker/Weatherhill, 1970, VG, HC

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Grilli, Elise. New York. Walker/Weatherhill. 1970.
English, First Edition, Very Good, HC, Folio, [xi] 276 pp.
ISBN: 0834817039

Very Good orange and purple silk brocade-covered boards with gilt-stamped lettering to cover. Minor bumping to head and tail, minor edgewear to top edge. Sunning and aged toning to text block, otherwise tightly bound and unmarked throughout. [xi] 275 pp. Good price-clipped pictorial dust jacket designed by Naoto Kondo featuring illustration of Ogata Korin’s six-panel screens, Irises, and gold lettering to cover. Minor soiling and shelf-wear to covers. Protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. Text in English. Contents include 159 illustrations, 48 tipped-in full-color plates. From the dustjacket: “A scholarly history of Japanese screen painting from its origins in antiquity to the present, with many examples reproduced for the first time. Concentrating on the time between the Momoyama and early Edo periods during the great flowering of the Japanese screen, this fine work provides extensive documentation on the leading artists and the development of the art form.”