Edo Beauties in Ukiyoe
Title Edo Beauties in Ukiyoe: The James A. Michener Collection
Author Todashi Kobayashi / Howard A. Link
Published 1995 - Honolulu Academy of the Arts
Format Paperback, 183 pages
Description An excellent reference for Edo period bijinga woodblock prints. The James A. Michener Collection is one of the largest and best ukiyoe collections ever assembled. The collection of over 15,000 prints was bequethed to the Honolulu Academy of Arts upon his death and this book includes selected prints from the collection.
Condition Brand New
Price 27.00 USD
Ukiyo-e to Shin Hanga
Title Ukiyo-e to Shin Hanga
Author Newland / Uhlenbeck
Published 1990 - Mallard Press
Format Large Format Hardcover, 256 pages
Description A long out of print, difficult to find, beautiful and informative book with many large full color illustrations.
Condition Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket
Price 199.00 USD
Images from the Floating World
Title Images from the Floating World
Author Richard Lane
Published 1978 - Dorset Press
Format Large Format Hardcover, 365 pages
Description This is one of the defacto time tested reference books for Ukiyoe scholars; authored by one of the greatest ukiyoe scholars of the 20th century. No Ukiyoe library should be without this valuable reference.
Condition Book is in Fine condition with Dust Jacket in Very Good condition.
Price 95.00 USD
A Treasury of Japanese Wood Block Prints
Title A Treasury of Japanese Wood Block Prints
Author Sadao Kikuchi
Published 1969 - Crown Publishers
Format Large Format Hardcover, 423 pages
Description I believe this is the greatest number of images ever published in a single reference. Over 1500 color and black and white plates of prints from museums and private collections all over the world. A very valuable resource. Previous owners name inside front cover.
Condition Very Good, with Very Good Dust Jacket
Price 145.00 USD
The Dawn of The Floating World
Title The Dawn of the Floating World (1650-1765)
Author Timothy Clarke
Published 2001 - Harry Abrams / Royal Academy of Arts
Format Large Format Hardcover, 330+ pages
Description Ukiyo-e masterpieces from the renowned Bigelow Collection at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
Condition Brand New
Price 85.00 USD
The Women of the Pleasure Quarter
Title Women of the Pleasure Quarter
Author Elizabeth De Sabato Swinton
Published 1996 - Hudson Hills Press
Format Hardcover, 195 pages
Description An excellent book, packed with plates and information regarding the lives and history of the women who worked in the pleasure quarters of Japan.
Condition Book in Excellent condition with Dust Jacket in Very Good condition with some light sun fading on the spine.
Price
Japan A History in Art
Title Japan A History in Art
Author Bradley Smith
Published 1964 - Simon and Schuster, New York
Format Large Format Hardcover, 295 pages
Description This book presents the history of Japan through twenty centuries of Japanese art. Although there are woodblocks in this book, it is not just a book on woodblock prints, rather a survey on Japanese art in it's entirety.
Condition Good, with Good Dust Jacket
Price 35.00 USD
Japan A History in Art
Title Masterpieces of Japanese Prints
Author Rupert Faulkner
Published 1999 - Kodansha International Ltd
Format Paperback, 152 pages
Description A survey of Ukiyo-e from the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Condition Brand New
Price 35.00 USD
Title Akiko Takemoto Illustration
Author Akiko Takemoto
Published 2001 - Art Box International
Format Hardcover, 48 pages
Description A wonderful catalog of Akiko Takemoto works. Text in Japanese and English.
Condition New
Price $17.00 USD
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