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Author Name    Ohara, Koun; Ohara, Houn; Hashizume, Mitsuharu

Title   Moribana & Heikwa, Selected Flower Arrangements of the Ohara School, Vol. II

Binding   Cloth

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Size   8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Publisher   Kyoto, Japan 1938

Seller ID   007336

A bilingual publication in Japanese and English. Production informaton in Japanese on rear FEP. Vol. II originally published in 1938. Green silk boards and with contents bound accordian-style. With handsome paper title label to the front board. Generally unbumped corners but some rubbing and minor loss to silk fabric at some corners. Else attractive and unsoiled binding. 8.5 x 6 inches. Text block firmly pasted in. Handmade paper pastedowns/FEPs. With numerous full-page color painting reproductions of flower arrangements and with corresponding notes. Moderate page darkening to many of the text pages. With the small sticker of the original bookseller, T. Z. Shiota, to the rear pastedown. A very clean volume, with evidence of moderate shelf life. Gently read. No remainder marks. Lacking the medium-duty, plain manila paper slipcase. A Very Good book. The focus of this book is on the Moribana and Heikwa schools of ikebana, or flower and plant design, with special emphasis on the philosophy and techniques by which the Ohara school has interpreted and refined the Moribana and Heikwa approaches.

Price = 65.00 USD


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