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Nature, Form & Spirit: The Life and Legacy of George Nakashima

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First edition of Mira Nakashima’s tribute to her father, George, whose standing as one of America’s foremost designer/craftsmen is reflected in his blue-chip status in the vintage design market. Published in 2003 by Harry N. Abrams. 4to, hardcover with photographic dust jacket, 275 pages, richly illustrated. A lavish publication that features numerous photographs in both black and white and full color, along with sketches and preliminary drawings. Pictured are individual pieces of furniture (tables, seating, case pieces, lighting) with close-up detail shots, plus interior and in situ shots taken at Nakashima’s New Hope complex and at client projects. Several architectural projects are shown also. With biographical, historical, and analytical content pertaining to George’s long career and his spiritualistic philosophy.
  • Creator:
    Mira Nakashima (Author),George Nakashima (Designer)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 11 in (27.94 cm)Width: 11.8 in (29.98 cm)Depth: 2 in (5.08 cm)
  • Style:
    American Craftsman (In the Style Of)
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  • Date of Manufacture:
    2003
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. Closed tears to front cover, though it remains visually seamless. Toning and bumping to first five or six leaves; otherwise clean and bright.
  • Seller Location:
    New York, NY
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU828537423052
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