Itagaki, Takao (板垣 鷹穂):
Kokumin bunka han’eiki no Oschu gakai. (国民文化繁栄期の欧州画界) [The time of emerging modernity in Europe].
Tokyo, Geibun Shoin 1929-(Shôwa 4).
(1), XXV, 166, (4) pp. with many illustrations.
22 x 15 cm. Original cloth, with a mounted illustration. in original slip case.
First edition, first printing. Takaho Itagaki (1894 - 1966) was an philosopher and art critic who, due to his good German knowledge, found a special access to the Western avant-garde. With his numerous publications on photography, film and architecture, he is regarded as an important transformer of Western culture and aesthetics to Japan.
Very fine copy with the rare slipcase.