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Five Volumes on Japanese Woodblock Prints  

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Five books on Japanese woodblock prints.

Various authors

Various places


Various dates


All illustrated in color and black & white, with images of a variety of Japanese woodblock prints.


  • Seidlitz, W. v. Geschichte des Japanischen Farbenholzschnitts. 9¾x7, half cloth & mottled boards. First Edition. (Very good). Dresden: Gerhard Kuhtmann, 1910.
  •  Toyama, Usaboro. The Western-Style Colour-Prints in Japan: A Catalogue on Retrospective Works of the Exhibition in Foreign Country Organised by Nippon Hanga Kyokai. 255 illustrations on Japanese folded paper. 9x7, Japan-bound indigo cloth, pictorial paper cover label. First Edition. (Near fine). Tokyo: Daiichi-chobo, 1936.
  •  Hiyaku-kei, Fugaku. One Hundred Views of Fuji by Hokusai. Intro. by Jack Hillier. Illus. throughout on Japanese folded paper. 9x5, Japan-bound dec. gray cloth, slipcase. (Fine in very good slipcase). First Edition. NY: Frederick Publications, 1960.
  •  Jippensha, Ikku. Hizakurige or Shank's Mare: Japan's Great Comic Novel of Travel and Ribaldry. Trans. by Thomas Satchell. 55 color reproductions of Hiroshige's Tokaido prints. 9x5¾, cloth, jacket, slipcase. (Near fine). Rutland, VT: Tuttle, 1960.
  • Takahashi, Sei-Ichiro. The Evolution of Ukiyoe: The Artistic, Economic and Social Significance of Japanese Woodblock Prints. Illus. incl. color plates. 9½x7, pictorial boards, slipcase. (Near fine). Yokohama: H. Yamagata, 1955.

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