TAIMA-JI : BUDDHIST TEMPLES IN JAPAN Photographs by YOSHIO WATANABE Scarce 1961
TAIMA - JI : BUDDHIST TEMPLES IN JAPAN. Photographs by Yoshio Watanabe.
Published by Bijutsu Shuppan Sha, Tokyo, 1961. One of the Buddhist Temples In Japan series.
Flexible card covers with illustrated dustjacket, large format, 10x14 inches (26x35 cm), 32 pages of b&w photographs +13 pages of text in Japanese. Laid in is a flyer in English that briefly describes the Taima-Ji Temple and each of the photographic plates in the book.
Condition: GOOD book, toning to the cover's margins, some creasing to the upper spine corner, otherwise tight, bright, clean, clear and unmarked; in a GOOD dustjacket that has toning to the spine and spine margins, a 4 inch closed tear to the back panel starting at the top edge (repaired on the blank backside with clear tape), and some quarter size remnants of thin plastic adhesive on the backside (probably from an old dj protector), else the dj is solid, attractive, and doing its job well.
A presentable copy of this scarce photographic study of the Taima-Ji Buddhist Temple.
Yoshio Watanabe, b.1907 d.2000, was a noted Japanese photographer of architecture.