Trades and Crafts of Old Japan: Leaves from a Contemporary Album. Eric A. Kaemmerer.

Trades and Crafts of Old Japan: Leaves from a Contemporary Album

Tuttle. 7.25 x 7.25", 113 pp., 49 plates, gilt decorated endpapers, cloth, d.j., Tokyo, 1961. (o.p.; gilt lettering on spine, gilt and black lettering label front cover, some wear to bottom d.j. edges, text near fine). Item #22926

The scenes depict Japanese life in the early 17th century and introduce a variety of craftsmen ranging from needlemaker to swordsmith, from fanmaker to carpenter, from the creator of fragile lacquer ware to the fashioner of sturdy barrels.

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