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IWAMIYA Takeji / ITO Teiji. Koto no Design: Kekkai no Bi (1966)

IWAMIYA Takeji / ITO Teiji. Koto no Design: Kekkai no Bi (The Design of the Old Capital: the Beauty of Barriers). Kyoto / Tokyo: Tanko-shinsha, Showa 41 (1966). 1st ed., 1st pr. — AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — 8° (22 x 16 x 2 cm), 212 p., hardcover, pict. dj, color front. (4 p.), 72 b&w photographs (photogravure). Text in Japanese.

État / Condition — Excellent.

Remarques & avis / Review — A beautiful thematic photobook on Kyoto's enclosures, fences, walls, entrances, doors, etc. — the visual, physical and spiritual limits of a space — in fine full-page or full-spread gravures, by the talented and careful archivist of Japanese traditional design (see his 1978 Nihon no Katachi) Takeji IWAMIYA, followed by an essay by Teiji ITO.

Divers / Misc. — x

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