Sosaku Rinkaku Zuanshu (Collection of plans/designs for creative borders/frames (in printing))
by Ando, Jun
55 leaves of plates including title, preface by Ando, brief introductory text by the noted architect Goichi Takeda explaining that this compendium of material is intended as a source book for inspiration for printing design and related fields, and 52 numbered plates showing Art Deco inspired designs for borders and framing devices. 4to. Contents loose as issued in original boards portfolio with geometric design on front and rear covers. Osaka (Osaka-fu Kogei Kyokai (Osaka Prefectural Association for the Arts)) 1932. An interesting work showing the absorption of Western influence on Japanese design during the Art Deco era. As of April 2014 WorldCat is unable to locate this work worldwide, though there is a copy in the Japanese Diet Library in Tokyo. (Inventory #: 47869)
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