Title: The Netsuke Handbook of Ueda Reikichi
Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company Publishers, Rutland, VT
Publication Date: 1964
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Second printing trade edition silk cloth hard cover with dust jacket, VG/VG. Address label and inked name on front flyleaf, otherwise a clean, tight copy. Dust jacket is slightly rubbed at tips, with lower front flap corner clipped. In a cardboard slipcase with paper title label. 325pp., index, glossary, 226 new photographs in color and gravure. A must-have reference for collectors of netsuke. Size: 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 035996
Synopsis: Book by Reikichi Ueda
About the Author: Raymond Bushell, attorney, collector, and netsuke authority, is known to netsuke collectors for his adaptation into English of "The Netsuke Handbook of Ueda Reikichi, "an important work on the subject. He is the author of "The Wonderful World of Netsuke, An Introduction to Netsuke, Netsuke Familiar and Unfamiliar, The Inro Handbook, The Art of Netsuke Carving, "and" Collectors' Netsuke. "He is also a frequent contributor of articles to" Arts of Asia, The Journal of International Netsuke Collectors," and "The Netsuke Kenkyukai Study Journal." He arrived in Japan with the American occupation forces in 1945 and lived there until 1990 practicing law, collecting, and studying netsuke, inro, and sword furnishings.
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