HIROSHIGE

By: WALTER EXNER, Translated by Marguerite Kay

Price: £20.00

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Black Cloth boards with white titles to spine and front panel.320 x 325 mm approx. 112 pp. 46 tipped in colour plates of which 1 fold out with captions. First published in Germany in 1958 the copy offered by us is the 1st UK Edition of 1960. Introduction by Werner Speiser and Translated by Marguerite Kay. Celebrated as one of the greatest of the Japanese masters of the art of wood-engraving Hiroshige was a contemporary of Kunisada and Kuniyoshi and the last great artist of the Ukiyo-ye School. The informative text contains details of the artist's life and a survey of the Tokugawa period as well as extracts from Hiroshige's own diary. VG/Good (Book- Minor shelf soiling and rubbing. No previous owner name or inscriptions. a little soiling to the bottom margin of four pages - not affecting text or plates. (caused by an unrelated item of ephemera in a plastic bag secured by cellotape being laid in for protection- now removed). Dust Jacket a little dirt soiled at extremities where laminate shy of extreme top and bottom edges and a chip to top rear panel of 12 x 12 mm approx. Non price clipped. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale.

Title: HIROSHIGE

Author Name: WALTER EXNER, Translated by Marguerite Kay

Categories: Reference, Antiques & Collecting, Arts Crafts Photography,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: LONDON, METHUEN & CO LTD: 1960

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 120798

Keywords: HIROSHIGE, JAPANESE WOOD-ENGRAVINGS, UKIYO-YE SCHOOL. TOKUGAWA PERIOD, KUNISADA AND KUNIYOSHI, THE SIX TAMAGAWA, STAGES OF TOKAIDO, OMI, WOODCUTS, ART, BOOKS ON LINE BRIGHTON, ,