Hin: The Quiet Beauty of Japanese Bamboo Art (Hardcover) | Donald Doe and Robert T. Coffland | ISBN: 1-58886-090-6
A beautifully illustrated book in full color represents the Japanese basket makers (kagoshi) have been skillfully plaiting bamboo for millennia. This book celebrates the work of 37 Japanese artists, all of whom we salute for their creativity and skill. The exhibition also celebrates the passion of American collectors of this art form. Their interest in Japanese bamboo are greatly expands the market for these incredible artists and allow them to push their art to new heights and in new directions. Book Condition: New and in flawless, excellent condition with its original dust jacket and shrink wrap. Dimensions: 9-3/4” x 11-1/2”.
Excellent Condition- In unused, or like-unused condition. No visual or structural or surface wear or damage shown. Pristine. As good as the day it was made.
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Fair Condition- Main aesthetic/design showing damage. Excessive noticeable wear or damage. Worth buying if can be restored/repaired because of its aesthetic or design appeal or rarity. Note: wear/damage consistent with age/use can often enhance the 'Antique' qualities of a piece, giving it a desirable second chance in one's collection