Isaku Ryukyu Senshoku Meihinshu [Collection of Ryukyu Textile Masterpieces]. Two volumes. Akashi SOMETO, Isaku Nakagawa.
Isaku Ryukyu Senshoku Meihinshu [Collection of Ryukyu Textile Masterpieces]. Two volumes.
Isaku Ryukyu Senshoku Meihinshu [Collection of Ryukyu Textile Masterpieces]. Two volumes.

Isaku Ryukyu Senshoku Meihinshu [Collection of Ryukyu Textile Masterpieces]. Two volumes.

Kyoto, Japan: Kyoto Shoin, Showa 39, [1964],

1964 (third) edition. folio, blue cloth with an orange, yellow and white floral pattern reminiscent of the plates within; paper title labels in Japanese characters pasted to front cover of each volume, red silk ties complete the Japanese-style binding. [8] pp. of text; 35 plates; 36-70 plates. Kyoto Shoin, Showa 39, Item #28744

First published by Kyoto Shoin in 1955 with subsequent publishing in 1961, this is the 1964 edition. Color plates of textile designs tipped into blind embossed frames on each page. Volume I includes English and French versions of J. P. Howehecorne's ruminations on Okinawan textiles. Spines slightly faded. Fine.

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