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Japanese Art Signatures

Self, James & Hirose, Nobuko

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ISBN 10: 0804870217 / ISBN 13: 9780804870214
Published by Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT, 1987
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Fine in a NF DJ that is price clipped; A fabulous resource for the collector of Japanese Art, covers dating in censor seals, family and clan names, titles, residence indicators, provinces, dates, facsimile signatures from woodblock prints; First; Blue cloth; 8vo; 399 p.; DJ. Bookseller Inventory # 18550

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Title: Japanese Art Signatures

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition

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"This is the most comprehensive, authoritative, and easy-to-use tool for reading Japanese art signatures available. Its simplified approach allows users to find and identify over 11,000 names of Japanese artists and craftspeople, from all periods and in all media. The work includes a section on reading dates, a list of 300 modified and debased characters, and an index of provinces and place names, plus reproductions of date and censor seals on woodblock prints, publishers' trademarks and seals, and actors' and Genji mon. The Handbook is an indispensable tool for all students, scholars, collectors, and connoisseurs of Japanese art."

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Text: English, Japanese

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