Item #59782 Tanabata (Conte Japonais). Warja Lavater.
Tanabata (Conte Japonais)

Tanabata (Conte Japonais)

Paris: Adrien Maeght Editeur, 1994. First edition. Octavo [21.5 cm] Accordion-folding artist's book composed of illustrated thin card boards. Housed in a matching thin card folder. The text is in English, French, and German. With a charming fold-out key to interpret the stories at the front. Near fine. Item #59782
ISBN: 2869412428

The noted Swiss artist's retelling through symbols of the story behind "Tanabata," a annual Japanese festival that celebrates the meeting of the star-crossed lovers Vega and Altair.

Price: $200.00

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