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Book Description Tokyo, Shoseki, (1988)., 1988. Hardcover. Quarto. Pp. 158. Profusely and most beautifully illustrated in colour throughout. Hardcover, bound in the original publisher's illustrated boards, with pictorial dust-jacket. In a fresh-new, superb condition. ~ First edition. Asobie are Japanese prints made as a kind of playing tool for children and adults alike. Today they form a unique collector's niche within the field of Japanese prints. This book presents a charming collection of entertaining pictures of the humorous world of Edo era, riddles, optical illusions, etc. Shigeo Fukuda (1932-); Shinichi Inagaki (1936-). Text in Japanese. (ISBN 4487751179). Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 4786