Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Traditional Korean Furniture Hardcover – October 1, 2000

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover, October 1, 2000
"Please retry"
$224.53 $92.82

Best Books of the Year
See the Best Books of 2014
Looking for something great to read? Browse our editors' picks for 2014's Best Books of the Year in fiction, nonfiction, mysteries, children's books, and much more.

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Kodansha International (JPN) (October 1, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 4770025386
  • ISBN-13: 978-4770025388
  • Product Dimensions: 12 x 9.1 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.4 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,553,944 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


"... a wealth of information on the often esoteric world of Korean furniture." -- Kevin Rea, Mainichi Daily News

"At last puts the handsome furniture of Korea in its deserved spotlight." -- Asian Wall Street Journal

About the Author

Man Sill Pai is a professor at the College of Fine Arts, Ewha Women's University, in Seoul. She has a B.A. from Ewha, an M.A. from Columbia University Teachers College, and a Ph.D. from Ewha. She also completed special courses at the Philadelphia Museum College of Art and the New York School of Interior Design. In addition to teaching, Mrs. Pal has had a distinguished career in interior design, with many professional posts and commissions. Among other awards, she was designated an Honored Artist at the 1973 Korean National Art Exhibition and is a member of the Interior Design Educators' Council. She has published many articles and three books in Korean. She has also translated two books into Korean: Maitland Grave's The Art of Color and Design and William Pahlmann's Interior Decoration.

Edward Reynolds Wright is a teacher, educational administrator, and an avid collector of Korean traditional furniture. From 1967 to 1978 he was Executive Director of the Korean-American Educational (Fulbright) Commission in Seoul. During that period he was active in various capacities with the Korean branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, including the presidency in 1975. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, he has a Ph.D. in political science from Duke University; a License in Higher European Studies from the University of Strasbourg; and a B.A. and M.A. from Emory University in Atlanta. Since 1978 he has resided in Kyoto, Japan, where he is a Special Lecturer at Doshisha University. He has published a number of articles and reviews, as well as two books: Korean Politics in Transition (editor and author) and Barriers to Progress in South Vietnam: The United States Experience.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?