When Men and Mountains Meet: Chinese and Japanese Spirit Rocks. Paul Moss, John Hay, Brian Harkins.

When Men and Mountains Meet: Chinese and Japanese Spirit Rocks

Sydney L. Moss, Ltd. 8.6 x 11.6", 216 pp., 105 color plates, cloth, d.j., London, 1995. (o.p.; scarce, sl wear to d.j., text fine). Item #884

Catalogue of a pioneering exhibition of fine Chinese and Japanese scholar's rocks, illustrating a variety of classic Chinese examples and an important Japanese rock representing Mount Fuji once owned by the pivotal literatus and painter Tomioka Tessai. Many of the pieces are now in important museum and private collections. With essays on Chinese and Japanese appreciation of rocks by John Hay, on Japanese Suiseki by Brian Harkins and introductory note by Paul Moss.

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