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Oka, Hideyuki, How to Wrap 5 More Eggs, Sakai, Michikazu, New York, Weatherhill, 1982, sixth printing, 4to (10.5" x 7.25"), HB, coral glossy paper bds w/ black cloth spine, silver gilt embossed titles & blindstamped design; black photographic dj w/ red & white titles, gray endpapers, VG+ / VG+. Extremities slightly bumped, slightly shelfworn. DJ slightly edgeworn.

215 pp. 244 plates in photogravure and color. The fruits of 20 years of packaging collection by the author. See also in our listings How to Wrap 5 Eggs, the original classic. George Nelson said in the original, "What we have lost for sure is what this book is all about: a once-common sense of fitness in the relationships between hand, material, use, and shape, and above all, a sense of delight in the look and feel of very ordinary, humble things. This book is thus ...a totally unexpected monument to a culture, a way of life, a universal sensibility carried through all objects down to the smallest, most inconsequential, and ephemeral things." Oka asks, "If the craftsmen and 'designers' of old Japan could create beauty with their materials, are we today to accept defeat when faced with ours?"    [Book ID # 845]


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