THE JAPANESE HOUSE... ITS INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR. BY KIYOKO AND TATSUO ISHIMOTO. Copyright 1963, hardcover with dustjacket. Measures 9x11", 128 pages.
"The basic elements of the Japanese houseand all their variations, showing how they can be adapted for American use. ".
Presented in this volume are over 200 photographs of the Japanese house with both interior and exterior views, showing in detail the use of shoji screens, fusuma partitions, tatami mats, and other unique elements; a complete discussion of materials and arrangements; and numerous suggestions for adapting Japanese ideas to American needs.