Tuttle, 1962, Hardcover (in Slipcase), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First, Inscribed by Author
FRITZ VAN BRIESSEN. The Way of the Brush, Painting Techniques of China and Japan, Vermont: Tuttle, 1962. Quarto, first edition, pp. 329, black cloth boards with a white bamboo leaf print across both covers and the spine, red lettering to spine, red label on front, illustrated, original cardboard slipcase. Inscribed poetically by the author on the half-title page, although it's hard to read every word; the sense of it is easily understood (see image). Condition of this book: Jacket toned near edges with a short tear at top of spine, boards have spots of discoloration, overall very good. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Japan; 1960s; Reference. Inscribed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54233.