Charles E Tuttle, 1959, Soft Cover, Book Condition: Fair, Unstated
Kaigetsudo, more than any other name, stands as a symbol of that magnificent body of art that flourished in the boisterous "floating world" of feudal Japan. Drawing its inspiriation from the colourful gay quarters that developed in the cities of old Japan, these "Floating World Pictures,"or ukiyo-e, gave this earthly of unearthly worlds an enchanting expression of enduring beauty..." There are some ink name stamps on front cover. Card Covers. Size: 140mm - 180mm. 88 pages. Spine has some reading creases. Covers are marked, have rubbing, shelf-wear as well as bumping to corners and extremities. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Art & Design; 18th century; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 002384.