Mugen-no-Michi. Mori, Yuisei, Yuishu Mori, Toru Toru IshikawaIshikawa, ed.
Mugen-no-Michi
Mugen-no-Michi
Mugen-no-Michi

Mugen-no-Michi

[Japan]: N.P., [1983]. First Edition. Narrow 4to. 88 leaves. 44 original color photographs of Noh masks with English and Japanese descriptions. Edited by Toru Ishikawa; photographs by Fumio Dodo; Introduction by Masaharu Gotoda, Chief of Cabinet Secretariat. A brief biography and color photograph of the Moris at the rear. Oriental binding of purple woven cloth with purple ribbon ties; opens Western style from the right; Japanese calligraphic title on white paper label to front cover; gold and silver flecked white endpapers. A fine copy, as new. Only 2 copies located in OCLC. Item #17466

Scarce exhibition catalog of Japanese Noh masks carved by Kiyoshi (Yuisei) and his wife Hidemi (Yuishu) Mori, both members of the Nippon Noh Masks Association. Published for the 1984 exhibition held in New York. Noh masks fall into six categories: Old Man; Elders; Woman; Man; Demons; Ghosts and Spirits - each of these catagories are represented in this catalog.

Price: $375.00