Tokyo International, 1970, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Unstated
SADAO KIKUCHI. Ukiyo-e Prints: Masterpieces of the Japanese Wood-block Print, Tokyo International Publishers, 1970. Heavy folio, translation of the 1963 Japanese edition, pp. 350, red cloth boards quarter-bound in beige cloth with black stamped lettering to the spine, printed acetate jacket, 235 plates, color and halftone. Lavish presentation of the masters, including Utamaro, Masanobu, Buncho, Hiroshige and many others whose work is familiar. With a gorgeous trifolding frontispiece by Kuniyoshi. Condition of this book: Near fine with a touch of dust at bottom edge, wrapper has a short tear. Size: Large Folio (bigger than A3). 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: Over 3 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Japan; Reference. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54413.