Shuhga: Images of Spring: Essay on Erotic Elements in Japanese Art

Grosbois, Charles

Published by Nagel Publishers, 1964
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Hardcover. Fine in near fine dj. Mylar.; Over 145 illustrations.Some in color, some in green, some in sepia. Color plates are tipped in.; 12"x15"Folio; 157 pp. pages. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Shuhga: Images of Spring: Essay on Erotic ...
Publisher: Nagel Publishers
Publication Date: 1964
Binding: Cream/gilt
Illustrator: Illustrated by Tipped in plates
Edition: 1st Ed thus.

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Book Description Nagel Publishers, Geneva, 1964. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. No marks or damage from past owners, not a former library book, not a remainder or book club, not clipped, Hardcover. Summary: This is a book of what the Japanese call SHUNGA, "Images of Spring": Erotic, sensational pictures that form a part of the treasury of Japanese art. Our intention is not to provide an interpretation of the pictures that in any way casts a reflection on a country deserving of nothing but respect; the pleasures of the flesh belong to the entire world and all forms of art have exalted them everywhere, sometimes surreptitiously, sometimes openly and frankly. This is a large and/or heavy book and it may require additional postage for international or expedited mail service. All books shipped within 24 hours with U.S. Postal Service Delivery Confirmation, each order is packaged in a new box with bubble wrap, and always your satisfaction is guaranteed. Seller Inventory # 017034

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Book Description Nagel Publishers, Geneva; Paris; Hamburg, 1964. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good+. First Edition. Numerous tipped-in color plates including fold-outs. Text in English. Tight binding, clean pages with age-toning to edges. A touch of shelf wear to slightly rubbed dustjacket with a minor scar from a removed sticker to cover, and a short tear to bottom at rear, otherwise the jacket looks Very Good in the new Mylar cover that now protects it. No slipcase. No inscriptions. Not ex-library. ; Folio ; 157 pages. Seller Inventory # 13975

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Book Description Grosbois, Charles., Nagel Pub., nd, c1964, 1st Edition?, cloth w/gilt titles, vg+ w/chipped & torn dj, 158 pp w/list of illustrations, B & W/color tipped in and other illus., folio, $47.50. Seller Inventory # 322266

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Book Description Nagel, Geneva; Paris; Hamburg, 1964. Hardcover. Condition: vg. First edition. Folio. 157, [1]pp. Original illustrated dust-jacket over tan cloth with gold lettering on front cover and spine. Book housed in original slipcase. Illustrated title-page protected with a tissue-guard. Fascinating work closely tracing the development of Shunga, a branch of pictorial art that glorifies the erotic. Shunga meaning "Spring Pictures" or "Sex Pictures". It captured the spirit of the sex act that in Japanese eyes was simply the joyful union of the sexes, a natural function that represented man's greatest pleasure - almost his raison d'etre! In this book, Grosbois, one-time director of the French-Japanese Institute at Kyoto, has done a remarkable job of placing the Shunga, the erotic prints, within the context of a culture that that's distinctly non-Western. He makes frequent reference to literary works, including some by Saikaku, that the eager amateur student may have missed. He notes the wars, Western contacts, and other social upheavals that elicited and shaped these wonderful portrayals of sexuality. And, above all, he presents over 150 works of classic erotic art, ranging from the mythical (p.114) and literary, to the familiar (as in the cleanup tissues of p.135), exaggerated (p.61-63), multiple (p.111), or hilarious (p. 130). This work is profusely illustrated with numerous tipped-in color plates and b/w plates. 6 of the color plates are small fold-outs. Minor age-wear on dust-jacket with minor soiling on spine and slight age-toning on back cover. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Dust-jacket in overall good+, binding and interior in very good condition. Seller Inventory # 27704

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