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What is Japanese Architecture? A Survey of Traditional Japanese Architecture. by  Mack H. (translator & introduction)  Kazuo; Horton - Paperback - Reprint ed. - 1996 - from Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop and Biblio.co.uk

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What is Japanese Architecture? A Survey of Traditional Japanese Architecture.

by Nishi, Kazuo; Hozumi, Kazuo; Horton, Mack H. (translator & introduction)

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Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1996. Reprint ed.. Paperback small quarto, dustjacket (with flaps), very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), black & white drawings, novelty foldout, map front endpapers, minimal edgewear jacket. 144 pp. This book describes construction, design, carpentry, and the history of Japanese Architecture from pre-history to mid-19th century. There are over 300 drawings, and a text that is straight to the point. The book is divided into four parts - religious structures, residences, castles, and places of entertainment. Contains fold-out three-dimensional model of the tearoom of Taian Teahouse. Architectural chronology list rear of book.
  • Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 27982
  • Title: What is Japanese Architecture? A Survey of Traditional Japanese Architecture.
  • Author: Nishi, Kazuo; Hozumi, Kazuo; Horton, Mack H. (translator & introduction)
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: Reprint ed.
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 4770019920
  • ISBN 13: 9784770019929
  • Publisher: Kodansha International
  • Place: Tokyo
  • Date published: 1996
  • Keywords: homes, architecture, asia, japan, translation
  • Bookseller catalogs: ARCHITECTURE & HOMES;

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