Library of Japanese Art
By Arrangement with Kodansha Library of Japanese Art ,
Published by Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland Vermont
1955-60

*All books are English-language editions*

This distinguished series of books covers major phases of Japanese art
and includes 40-50 color & two-tone plates per volume.


Each Book Measures approx. 4-5/8 inches by 6-3/4 inches by 3/8 inches thick.

In excellent condition, some spotting on covers & minor wear. 

 

Item # Library of Art 4

PRICE: $75.00 All 4 Books

Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849): 44 plates, 29 in full color. English text by Elise Grilli, based upon Japanese text of Ichitaro Kondo. First edition was 1955, this is 6th printing of 1959. 

Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770): 51 plates, 29 in full color. Text by Ichitaro Kondo, translated by Kaoru Ogimi. First edition was 1956, this is 2nd printing of January 1957. 

Torii Kiyonaga (1752-1815): 46 plates, 32 in full color. Text by Sei-ichiro Takahashi, English adaptation by Thomas Kaasa. First edition September 1956, this is second printing of 1959. 

Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806): 47 plates, 26 in full color. Text by Ichitaro Kondo, English adaptation by Charles Terry. First edition March 1956, this is third printing of January 1957.