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.

CARPENTER, J: The Poetry of Nature: Edo Paintings from the Fishbein-Bender Collection

Carpenter, Joh; Oka Midori. The Poetry of Nature: Edo Paintings from the Fishbein-Bender Collection. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2018. ISBN: 9781588396549. Factory sealed. Unmarked. Like New. Paperback. (#30930) $25.00

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Exhibition catalog. Examines 40 extraordinary Japanese paintings that represent every major school and movement of the Edo period, including Kano, Rinpa, Nanga, Zen, Maruyama-Shij┼Ź, and Ukiyo-e.

LEE, T: Guidebook to the Tokaido: Piloted by Tere Lee

Lee, Tere. Guidebook to the Tokaido: Piloted by Tere Lee. Spencer Museum of Art, 1983. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#30856) $15.00

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Includes a “stations of the Tokaido illustration. Second printing, Designed to enhance the immediacy of the Tokaido experience. 40p. Tokaido, which roughly means “eastern sea route,” was the most important of the Five Routes of the Edo period in Japan, connecting Kyoto to Edo (modern-day Tokyo). This guide illustrates that it was a popular topic in art and literature.

Black and white illustrations throughout.