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Images from the Floating World: The Japanese Print, Including an Illustrated Dictionary of Ukiyo-E

Lane, Richard; Hokusai (artist)

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ISBN 10: 0399121935 / ISBN 13: 9780399121937
Published by Putnam, NY, 1978
New Condition: New Hardcover
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NO FINER COPY EXISTS. // NEW BOOK and DJ, both in GIFT-quality MINT condition, and with new Mylar protection; price-clipped. // Blue clothbound hardcover, 364 pages, elegantly illustrated. This definitive work on the Japanese Print as expressed in the world of Ukiyo-e. First American Edition, with exhaustive and accessible notation on Japanese print Art and Artists. // You want this book. Size: Quarto. Bookseller Inventory # 001436

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Title: Images from the Floating World: The Japanese...

Publisher: Putnam, NY

Publication Date: 1978

Binding: Clothbound Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

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First edition. An excellent study of this popular area of Japanese Art. This book chronicles the development of Ukiyo-e, examines the lives and techniques of its masters, and describes the illustrated books, erotic albums and paintings that belong to this school of art. Includes sections on The Rise of Ukiyo-e, The Primitives and the First Century of Ukiyo-e, and The Golden Age of the Color Print. Also contains an illustrated dictionary encompassing biographical details of artists and subjects, glossary of terms, etc. Well illustrated, several in color. 364 pages. cloth, dust jacket.. thick 4to..

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