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Nature Form & Spirit: The Life and Legacy of George Nakashima

by Mira Nakashima

Signed & Inscribed. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers, 2003

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition, with a VERY GOOD DJ.

  • Illustrated front cover features a color photograph of the interior of the Conoid Studio from 1960 with classic pieces of Nakashima furniture. The back cover features a black and white photograph of George Nakashima in his workshop from 1986.
  • Brown boards are in overall very good condition. 
  • Corners are sharp.
  • Spine has white text against a brown background.
  • Binding is strong and secure.
  • Illustrations are bright and clear.
  • Title page is signed and inscribed by the author. (See Photos).
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Illustrated DJ is in overall good condition. There is some edgewear around the head edges and corners. (See Photos).
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • AJ2020.0309

275 pages. 11 x 12 inches.

ISBN: 0810945363

George Katsutoshi Nakashima was an American woodworker, architect, and furniture maker who was one of the leading innovators of 20th century furniture design and a father of the American craft movement. In 1983, he accepted the Order of the Sacred Treasure, an honor bestowed by the Emperor of Japan and the Japanese government. Nakashima's home, studio, and workshop near New Hope, Pennsylvania, was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in August 2008, six years later the property was also designated a National Historic Landmark. There is 265 illustration, including 160 plates in full color.

EDITION POINTS: Signed and inscribed on the title page.

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