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1 Bukkyo-Bijutsu STUDIES ON THE ASUKA ARTS. ASUKA GEIJUTSU NO KENKYU. Special Number of the "BUKKYO-BIJUTSU" Quarterly Journal of Buddhist Art
Kyoto Bukkyo-Bijutsu-Sha June,1929 Very Good 
#13; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 214 pages; TIpped-in photographs include: Bronze statuette of Buddha in the Imperial Household Collection, Bronze Statuette of Avalokitesvara in the same collection, Painting of the Boddhisattvas of the Tamamushi Shrine, Fragments of Tapestry representing Tenju-koku or Heavenly World. (Photo of the bronze statue of Maitreya is lacking. ) Nine additional full page printed photographs plus numerous photos throughout the Japanese text. The full page photographs are described with English captions. Top corners bumped, otherwise a very good copy of a much sought-after journal. Decorated and printed wrappers. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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2 Umehara, Ryuzaburo R. UMEHARA 1964-1965 CANNES PARIS VERSAILLES
Japan 1965 Ltd.Edition Folio, 46.5x38.5cm. , Clothbound, Clothbound Slipcase, NEAR PRISTINE! 
(b. Mar.9, 1988, Kyoto, Japan-d. Jan.16, 1986, Tokyo) , Western- style Japanese painter whose vibrant colors, dynamic brushstrokes, and liberated spirit had a strong impact on young Japanese painters. Appointed commissioner of the Venice Biennale (1952) for Japan's first participation in the event. Umehara started painting in Paris and was influenced by Auguste Renoir. This SPECTACULAR VOLUME being offered here is copiously illustrated with tipped-in color plates. The front flyleaf is creased, otherwise THE BOOK AND THE SLIPCASE ARE PRISTINE! ! 
Price: 750.00 USD
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