The Flowers of Japan and the Art of Floral Arrangement

The Flowers of Japan and the Art of Floral Arrangement

Book - 2004
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This beautiful and charming book is the first glimpse that Western readers ever had into the Japanese art of ikebana. This beautiful and informative book was the first glimpse most Westerners ever had of the Japanese art of ikebana. Its author, Josiah Conder, was a British architect invited to Japan at the end of the nineteenth century to help create Japan's first Western-style buildings. Conder remained there for the rest of his life, and his love of the country and its culture inspired him to undertake years of study of Japanese Painting, gardens, and flower
Publisher: Tokyo, JN : Kodansha International, 2004
ISBN: 9784770029843
Branch Call Number: 745.92252 C7454f 2004
ANF 745.92252 CON
Characteristics: 180 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 36 cm


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