OHIRA, S: Sho: Contemporary Japanese Calligraphy Mainichi Shodo Association

Book cover. Sho: Contemporary Japanese Calligraphy Mainichi Shodo AssociationOhira, Santo; Uno Session. Sho: Contemporary Japanese Calligraphy Mainichi Shodo Association. Mainichi Shodo Association, 1993. Unmarked text. Name written in red on back cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#30993) $30.00

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Illustrated throughout. Essays by Santo Ohira and Session Uno. 64p. Catalog of an exhibition held at Japan Information & Culture Center, Embassy of Japan, Washington, D.C., Mar. 26-Apr. 8, 1993.

HOPE, T: Thomas Hope: Regency Designer

Book cover. Thomas Hope: Regency DesignerWatkins, David; Hewat-Jaboor, Philip (editors). Thomas Hope: Regency Designer. Bard Graduate Center, Yale University Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780300124163. Unmarked. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30964) $70.00

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Catalog for 2008 exhibition at Bard and the V&A Museums. 420 color illustrations and 40 black-and-white illustrations.

Thomas Hope (1769-1831) was a major catalyst in the arts of Regency England. This comprehensive study focuses on his multifaceted role as designer and patron. Contributors include Daniella Ben-Arie, Philip Mansel, Frances Collard, and others. Richly illustrated with new photographs, the volume presents a vast array of paintings, furniture, sculpture, and works of art. Shortlisted for the 2009 Sir Banister Fletcher Award and the William M. B. Berger Prize for British Art History.

JOHNSON, P: Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 13: Stile Floreale

Book cover. Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 13: Stile FlorealeJohnson, Pamela (editor). Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 13: Stile Floreale. Wolfsonian Foundation of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, 1989. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30961) $16.00

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This issue focuses on Stile Floreale. Articles cover Italian Culture and Society in The Age of Floreale; The Protagonists of The Italian Liberty Movement; The Design Reform Movement in Rome at The Beginning of The Century; Arthur Lasenby Liberty: A Mere Adjective?; Turin 1902: The Search For A Modern Italian Architecture; Italy and France: The Cosmopolitanism of The New Art.

Beautifully illustrated in color and black-and-white. 177p plus ads. Summer 1989 issue.