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Notan: The Dark-Light Principle of Design

Bothwell, Dorr
Frey, Marlys


1st Edition

Square 4to. Beige cloth boards with blue lettering to spine. Small brown stain to tail of upper board. Previous owner’s decorative bookplate affixed to paste-down. In slightly rubbed dust jacket with a few short closed tears to edges and a brown stain to reverse of upper panel. *** First basic book on the ancient Oriental concept of Notan – the interaction of light and dark (think Yin and Yang). First edition – scarce. (Although widely available as a Dover paperback reprint.)

Book Details

AuthorBothwell, Dorr
Frey, Marlys
PublisherReinhold Book Corporation
Publisher Year1968
Book ConditionNear Fine
Jacket ConditionNear Fine
Binding TypeHardcover
Edition1st Edition