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Houses and gardens of Kyoto

Author: 関昭彦, 1939- ; Akihiko Seki; Thomas Daniell
Publisher: Tokyo : Tuttle Pub., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Imperial capital for more than a millennium, Kyoto has been the birthplace of most of what is now considered to be quintessential Japanese culture. Kyoto remains a rich, inexhaustible archive of Japanese cultural history. An exquisite photo album that celebrates a broad array of traditional houses from every period of its history.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 関昭彦, 1939- ; Akihiko Seki; Thomas Daniell
ISBN: 9784805310915 480531091X
OCLC Number: 505419800
Language Note: Text in English with place names in Japanese.
Description: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Aristocratic villas --
Temples residences --
Merchant townhouses --
Traditional inns --
Private retreats --
Tea houses.
Responsibility: Photography by Akihiko Seki ; Text by Thomas Daniell.

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