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The Zen Art Book: the Art of Enlightenment

By: Addiss, Stephen and John Daido Loori

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, Shambhala: 2009

Edition: First edition, as stated

Seller ID: 12197

ISBN: 159030747X

Condition: New; Pictorial paperback; clean pages and illustrations; tight binding.


When a Zen master puts brush to paper, the resulting image is an expression of the quality of his or her mind. It is thus a teaching, intended to compassionately stop us in our tracks and to compel us to consider ultimate truth. Here, forty masterpieces of painting and calligraphy by renowned masters are reproduced along with commentary that illuminates both the art and its teaching. The authors' essays provide an excellent introduction to both the aesthetic and didactic... View more info

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Art, Life and Nature in Japan

By: Anesaki, Masuharu

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Rutland, Charles E. Tuttle: 1983

Edition: First Edition Thus; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 11663

ISBN: 0804814864

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Pictorial paperback; clean pages with a few dog eared; tight binding; illustrated.


Introduction by Terence Barrow. Based on a series of lectures by Profession Anesaki at the Fogg Museum. ; B&W Photographs; 178 pages View more info

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Art Treasures from Japan

By: Brown, Richard F. (editor)

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Tokyo, Kodansha Int'l: 1965

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12394

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback catalog of exhibition that travled from Japan to museums in Los Angeles, Detroit, Philadelphia and Toronto in 1965-1966, spine sunned; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated in b&w and color.


The volume was prepared to accompany the exhibition in 1965 & 1966 for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Detroit Art Institute, Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto. The Exhibition was held jointly by the National Commission for Protection of Cultural Properties and the Participating Museums. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 196 pages View more info

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Kokigami The Intimate Art of the Little Paper Costume

By: Busch, Heather and Burton Silver

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Berkeley, Ten Speed Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 10782

ISBN: 0898153972

Condition: As New; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; cutout illustrations.


It's not origami, and may be a lot more fun for couples. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages View more info

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Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings

By: Morse, Edward S.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Rutland, VT, Tuttle Publishing: 1972

Edition: First Edition Thus; 4th Printing

Seller ID: 12993

ISBN: 0804809984

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated by author.


Introduction by Terence Barrow. First printed in Japan in 1886.; B&W Illustrations; 7.20 X 4.35 X 0.82 inches; 372 pages View more info