Title The Western-Style Colour-Prints in Japan, a Catalogue on Retrospective Works of the Exhibition in Foreign Country Organised by Nippon Hanga Kyokai
Binding Japanese Cord-sewn
Book Condition Very Good Plus
Edition First Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher Tokio, Japan Daiichi-shobo 1936
Seller ID 007113
Principal text in English. Supplementary text with illustration identifications in French as well as in English. First Tuttle edition. Stated second printing. Printed and bound in Japan. Gorgeous binding of deep blue nuby cloth on semi-stiff boards, string bound, and with a near fine paper title label to the front cover. 9 x 7.25 inches. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. 305 numbered pages, with 255 B&W illustrations of Western-influenced ukiyo-e prints. No remainder marks. A very clean copy, and fairly tight. Very gently read. A Very Good Plus copy. Artists represented include: Masanobu, Toyoharu, Toyokuni, Shunko, Utamaro, Hokusai, Eisen, Kuniyoshi, Sadahide, and Hiroshige, among others.