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A Master's Bibliophile Bindings, Tini Miura 1980-1990 by  Prof. Shiro; & Elaine Crepeau Hayashi - First Edition in English - 1991 - from About Books and Biblio.co.uk

A Master's Bibliophile Bindings, Tini Miura 1980-1990

by Hayashi, Prof. Shiro; & Elaine Crepeau

Condition: Near Fine condition/Near Fine dust jacket


Tokyo, Japan: Kyoiku Shoseki Co., Ltd., 1991. Oversize Hardcover. Appears unread. SEE PHOTOS. Near Fine condition in a Near Fine dust jacket. The jacket would be Fine but for just a little light surface rubbing. NO chips. NO tears. NO creases. NO fading. Protected by a removable Brodart clear-plastic sleeve. NOT a library discard. Hinges are perfect. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a remainder. Pages are fresh, crisp and unmarked -- apparently never read. Illustrated with over 300 stunningly beautiful, full-color photos that display Tini Miura's bookbinding genius. This catalogue features 169 gorgeous bindings, 27 designs for commercial book production as well as posters and announcements which helped to introduce her art to the public. Includes a chronology and a brief biography. Index. Bound in the original blue cloth. Complete with dust jacket. Oversize Hardcover. 10.25" wide by 13.75" tall. This large, heavy book will require extra postage for Priority and International shipments, but only the standard charge for media mail.. First Edition in English. Oversize Hardcover. Near Fine condition/Near Fine dust jacket. Illus. by Miura, Tini (cover design); Katsuhiko Ushiro (photography). 199pp. Great Packaging, Fast Shipping.


  • Bookseller: About Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 019668
  • Title: A Master's Bibliophile Bindings, Tini Miura 1980-1990
  • Author: Hayashi, Prof. Shiro; & Elaine Crepeau
  • Illustrator: Miura, Tini (cover design); Katsuhiko Ushiro (photography)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine condition
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition in English
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 4317600447
  • ISBN 13: 9784317600443
  • Publisher: Kyoiku Shoseki Co., Ltd.
  • Place: Tokyo, Japan
  • Date published: 1991
  • Bookseller catalogs: Book Collecting / References for Book Collectors;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Books;
  • Size: 199pp


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