The Bridge of the Brocade Sash

travels and observations in Japan.
  • 314 Pages
  • 2.20 MB
  • English
World Pub. Co. , Cleveland
Japan -- Description and t


LC ClassificationsDS811 .S5 1960
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5776670M
LC Control Number59015323

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VG in VG DJ. The Bridge of the Brocade Sash;: Travels and observations in Japan Hardcover – by Sacheverell Sitwell (Author)Author: Sacheverell Sitwell. A rare blend of objectivity and sensitivity pervades Sacheverell Sitwell's, account of a journey through Japan.

Sitwell, whose Portugal and Madeira has already marked him as a traveler of unique awareness, comes to Japan with an impressive background knowledge of the country's history, art, theater, and artifacts.

He uses this background modestly, delicately, to give body to his brilliant.

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Bridge of the Brocade Sash contains Sitwell's observations of Japan in the s, made when he and his wife spent around three months exploring. He spent a great deal of his life studying and romanticising Japanese art, architecture and culture but only made it to Japan later in his life.

A first edition copy of The Bridge of the Brocade Sash: Travels and Observations in Japan by Sacheverell Sitwell. This hardcover book is presented in a pictorial with a pictorial dust jacket.

The book was published by The World Publishing Company of Cleveland in and includes pages. Eric Books (GB) Bookseller Inventory # Title Bridge of the Brocade Sash Author Sitwell, Sacheverell Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Jacket condition Very Good Binding Hardcover Publisher Weidenfeld & Nicolson Date published Size 8vo - over 7¾".

The Bridge of the Brocade Sash travels and observations in Japan. By Sacheverell Sitwell and George Salter. English, Book jackets, Book covers, Book design. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Full text of "The Bridge Of The Brocade Sash" See other formats.

Kintai-kyo or Brocade Sash Bridge belongs to the 3 most famous and historically significant bridges in Japan, besides the Meganebashi bridge in Nagasaki and Nihonbashi bridge in Tokyo. It is the symbol of the city Iwakuni in the Yamaguchi Prefecture.

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state of bridge was also known as the Sauches Covered Bridge at the time of the Battle of was listed on the Built: c. A historical wooden arch bridge in the city of Iwakuni in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, the Kintai Bridge was built in With a series of five wooden arches, the bridge spans the Nishiki River.

It is located at the foot of Mt. Yokotama, which is topped with the famous Iwakuni Castle. Get this from a library. The Bridge of the Brocade Sash: travels and observations in Japan. [Sacheverell Sitwell] -- Travels and observations in Japan.

Bridge of the Brocade Sash Travels & Ob by Sitwell, Sacheverell A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, Seller Rating: % positive.

Bridge of the Brocade Sash: Travels and Observations in Japan Sitwell,Sacheverell. Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London () Signed and Inscribed on the front endpaper "To.

with love from Sachi, 17 ix, ". Bound in the original red hardcovers, a little bumped to the edges and corners. Titled in gilt to the spine. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sitwell, Sacheverell, Bridge of the Brocade Sash.

Cleveland, World Pub. [, ©] (OCoLC) Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA () One of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. Artist: Utagawa Sadahide Title: No. 20, The Brocade Sash Bridge in Iwakuni (Iwakuni Kintaibashi), from the series Famous Places in Western Japan (Saikoku meisho no ushi) Date: Details: There is no way to link to this print on the source site.

Please visit the source and search for the print there. Source: Legion of Honor Browse all 2, prints. The wonderfully crafted bridge came into existence in The wooden spans are regularly rebuilt to ensure its integrity and also to keep the. Utagawa Kunisada: The Bridge of the Brocade Sash (Kintaibashi), from the series Pictures in the Red-hair [i.e.

European] Oil-painting Style (Kômô abura-e fû) - Museum of Fine Arts. A version of this archives appears in print on Maon Page BR3 of the Sunday Book Review with the headline: Beauty Wasn't All in the Beholder's Eye; THE BRIDGE OF THE BROCADE SASH.

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David and Cindy Van Zelst, Hiratsuka Un'ichi - Van Zelst Family Collection Reference Number Extended information about this artwork. Literally: Brocade-Sash Bridge at Iwakuni. This item was listed or modified May 1st, the first printing press) was invented in China.

Both artwork and whole books were produced in China using the woodblock print technique. Much of this artwork and printed books made their way to Japan. Emulating the methods and adding to the style.

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Please call () or e-mail us at ([email protected]) if there is a problem with a book. Kintai means 'gold brocade sash' Europe's longest vertical-lift bridge, the Pont Jacque Chaban-Delmas in Bordeaux, opened in It allows large ships to pass on the Garonne River.

Read Online Hokusai Book Of Postcards and Download Hokusai Book Of Postcards book full in PDF formats. History China. The manufacture of brocade began during the Warring States period of China.

Many products of brocade have been found in tombs of the era. Byzantium. Dating back to the Middle Ages, brocade fabric was one of the few luxury fabrics worn by nobility throughout China, India, Persia, Greece, Japan, Korea and by the Byzantines, brocades were an especially desirable fabric.

Bridge of the Brocade Sash. By Sacheverell Sitwell. (Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 36s.) 'His works have stood as bastions of intelligence, taste and style against the Philistine.' Thus runs the blurb of Sacheverell Sitwell's new book of `travels and observations in Japan.' What this seems to boil down to is that Mr.

Sitwell is more interested in works of art than in people; and those few people who do. MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan -- The Kintai Bridge, Iwakuni’s most prominent and symbolic structure, begins its tale over years ago.The Kintai Bridge, elegantly named ""Bridge of the Brocade Sash,"" was famed for its beautiful link arches.

It spanned the Iwakuni River, which flows through Iwakuni, in Suö province (present-day Yamaguchi prefecture).Sacheverell Sitwell is the author of books such as British Architects and Craftsmen. Books by Sacheverell Sitwell. British Architects and Craftsmen. Spain.

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