201 pages. Softcover with fly leaf. Good condition with inscription and signed by author. ART. An introduction to Japanese creativity in the visual arts and crafts, this book should prove serviceable for many years. Its scope in unusually broad...deals with the highly developed handicrafts as well as with painting, sculpture, and architecture, and covers the development from prehistoric times down to the present. Includes an Index. (Key Words: Art, Japan, Sculpture, Handicrafts, Architecture, Pottery, Buddhist Art, Nara Period, Heian Period, Edo Period, Western Influence).