NAKATA, Shunzo et al. Hyojun Shogyo Bijutsu. 2 volumes. Three preliminary leaves in each and 45 colour plates (23 & 22) printed on one side. Oblong 4to., 265 x 190 mm, bound in publisher's colour printed wrappers. Tokyo: Teikoku Shoin, 1933.
Two volumes of a handsomely printed three volume set on commercial art. The material covered includes everything from packaging, graphics, posters and advertising to shop architecture and display. A certain amount is the latest in French, German and occasionally British design but the majority is Japanese. Well printed, some silver and gold in addition to colour.
Item nr. 165401