1956. Item #82874
Selected Masterpieces of Ukiyo-E Prints
Kondo Ichitarō, editor
Meiji Shobō (Adachi Institute), publisher
A large tied navy blue cloth portfolio of 22 (of 24) facsimile woodcuts, recut and reprinted by hand at the Adachi Institute. Printed paper title label in English. Title page, colophon and Table of Prints all in English text, with a laid-in 36 page English language text volume. Edited by Kondo Ichitarō. Adachi / Meiji Shobō collaborative efforts are much sought after and the descriptions are by the most eminent scholars in Japan at the time.
Very slight browning, very good overall. A useful and beautiful reference.