New York: Harper & Brothers. Hardcover. 4to., 372pp., glossary, index. Illustrations by the author. -- Spine somewhat faded, some light soil marks to the cloth. Front hinge a little tender. -- Overall Good+ to Very Good. Item #9705
Contains over 300 detailed illustrations and reveals important historical and cultural sources, Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings is a time-tested resource for architects and landscape designers alike. Chapters include: House Construction, Carpenters' Tools and Appliances, City and Country Houses, Tearooms, Portable Screens, Household Shrines, Vestibule and Hall,, Flowers, Bridges, Views of Private Gardens, Houses of the Aino.