An Illustrated Handbook of Japanese Flower Arrangement, Haruko Obata, 1940, VG

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Obata, Haruko, Chiura Obata (Illustrator), and Wilder Bentley (Designer). An Illustrated Handbook of Japanese Flower Arrangement (Berkeley, CA: Obata Studio, 1940).
English, Very Good, SC, 8vo, 9 1/2" x 6 1/2," 14 pp., including illustrations.

Beige paper wrappers with staple binding. Black lettering and illustration on front. No lettering to spine. Covers have a small ink mark and scribble on front, a few small rust stains and another small mark on back, and slight wrinkling to edges and tips, else clean and intact. Pages have light age toning, else pristine and intact. Black-and-white illustrations included. Concise and charming handbook to the art of ikebana, or Japanese flower arrangement. This book covers the fundamentals of ikebana. Author Haruko Obata (1892-1989) was a Japanese ikebana artist and a pioneer in the field. Illustrations and diagrams by Chiura Obata (1885-1975), a Japanese-American artist and illustrator. Designed by Wilder Bentley.