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YAMANA AYAO : - Kafee Baa Kissaten Kokoku Zuanshu (collection of models for bars and cafés). Tokyo, Seibund›, Sh›wa 5 (1930).

. 4to (30.5 x 22.5 cm). Lvs. 26. Contains forty-eight pages with multiple illustrations, printed in b/w and colours. Original decorated wrappers, rubbed and browned. Partly with some staining. First edition.Ayao Yamana (1897-1980) was a renowned Japanese graphic designer, strongly influenced by French Art Déco. He was the first president of the Japanese Advertisement Art Association. For many years he worked in the Shiseido design department where he played a crucial role in shaping the perception of Shiseido's products. This scarce work is a compilation of Yamana's striking designs made for coffee shops, tea rooms and bars including signs, posters, menus, etc. All done in elegant Art Déco style.
EUR 2000.00 [Appr.: US$ 2131.42 | £UK 1722.5 | JP¥ 329552] Book number 121420

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