Taisho Chic: Japanese Modernity, Nostalgia, and Deco, Honolulu Academy of Arts, 2001, HC, VG.

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Brown, Kendall H., et al. Honolulu, Honolulu Academy of Arts, 2001.
English, Very Good, HC, 4to, 10 1/4" x  10 1/4", 176 pp.
ISBN: 0295982446

Black cloth over board, stamped gilt lettering to spine, minor sunning to edges, slightly cocked spine, light soiling to first page, otherwise, sharp tips, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. Very Good white pictorial dust jacket, featuring detail of Nakamura Daizaburo's 1930 artwork "Woman" to front, Kobayakawa Kiyoshi's 1930 artwork "Tipsy" to back, red, white, and black lettering to front and spine, black lettering to interior flaps, minor wear to edges, some shelf wear to front and back, otherwise, clean and intact. Protected in a paper-backed Mylar sleeve. [5] 176 pp., replete with full-color images and illustrations, Preface by George R. Ellis, Acknowledgements, "Greater Taisho Japan 1900-1930" by Sharon M. Minichiello, "Flowers of Taisho: Images of Women in Japanese Society and Art" and "Paintings and Prints" by Kendall H. Brown, "Decorative Arts" by Patricia Salmon, "Textile Arts" by Reiko M. Brandon, "Popular Songbooks of Taisho" by Eriko Iijima and Annie M. Van Assche, General Bibliography, and Index. Published in conjunction with the exhibition   from Jan 31 to March 15, 2002. From the back of dust jacket: "This catalogue not only presents newly discovered works but also, in bringing together a broad range of objects representative of mainstream Taisho visual culture, reconstructs the styles popular from 1915 to 1935 in a celebration of Taisho Chic."

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