A happy experiment is the appearance in English of a number of Japanese Treasure Tales , with very well-chosen and artistic illustrations taken from Japanese ivories, bronzes, iron sword-guards, pouch mountings, wooden netsukes. The author clearly describes these stories as "explanations of the incidents which occur so frequently in the art treasures of Japan." Apart from valid artistic reasons, it is important that true knowledge of Japan should be disseminated in England. From the story of Ono-No-Komachi (9th century, A ...

Japanese Treasure Tales 2016, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781530340477

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Japanese Treasure Tales 2015, Sagwan Press

ISBN-13: 9781296899950

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Japanese Treasure Tales... 2012, Nabu Press, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781272697747

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Japanese Treasure Tales 2010, Nabu Press, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781176579002

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