New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1955. 1st Edition. Quarto, publisher's black paper covered boards, upper board and spine stamped in silver, original pictorially illustrated dust jacket.
Exhibition catalog for one of the first major American exhibitions on Japanese architecture, particularly how it relates to contemporary Western architecture, with chapters on cultural background, structure and design, buildings and gardens and a supplement on the Japanese Exhibition House opened in MoMa's garden in 1955 and 1956. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white photos, reproductions and architectural plans. Slight toning to endpapers; shallow chipping to spine head, slight rubbing to extremities, unclipped dust jacket. Item #1355