2006. Item #86210
[PHOTOGRAPHY - JAPANESE] MUDA Tomohiro. IN PRAISE OF JAPANESE BEAUTY: Japanese Aesthetics Through the Lens of Tomohiro Muda. (Tokyo): Coherence, (2006). First edition. Illustrated throughout with Muda's color photographs of Japanese cultural treasures, venerable examples of art and architecture. 136 pp. including illustrations, + errata slip laid-in. The text by Tomoko Takahashi is preceded by an introduction by Mitsumasa Aoyama, the owner of Yufuku Gallery, and a prologue by Tomohiro Muda. Translated by Wahei Aoyama. Folio, 36 x 26 cm, bound in paper-covered boards with an antique gold finish and gilt-stamped title to spine and upper board, in a color-illustrated dust jacket. A fine copy but for slight bumping to boards at top fore-corner.