(Paper)

Monbusho Kankobutsu Seisaku Benran.

Tokyo: Kyoiku Shuppan, 1952. Octavo. Variously paginated. An impressive, weighty exploration of Japanese printing techniques and bookmaking processes. Included are examples of color printing methods, a suite of tipped-in swatches of leathers, fabrics, and papers, a selection of exemplar paper sheets, and illustrated expositions on various manners of binding, editing, and printing. Truly an exhaustive manual. Bound in full taupe cloth with titles printed on upper cover and spine. Some rubbing to edges and small runs to cloth covers, else near fine. Housed in mildly worn printed slipcase. Item #30276

Price: $950.00

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