Chuo-Koron Bijutsu Shuppan, 1965, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First, Signed by Author
SEI-ICHIRO TAKAHASHI. The Japanese Wood-Block Prints Through Two Hundred and Fifty Years, Tokyo: Chuo-Koron Bijutsu Shuppan, 1965. Quarto, copy No. 184 of an edition of 1000, pp. 161, white buckram boards with gilt lettering to spine and front, extensive color and halftone illustration including 2 color woodblock prints tipped in, signed on the title page by the author. Devoted to ukiyo-e and its masters, including Hokusai, Utamaro, Hiroshige and others. Condition of this book: Short tears at jacket's edges, else fine. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Japan; 1960s; Reference. Signed by Author. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54296.