Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) (Kodansha Library of Japanese Art, Vol. 1)


Stated first English edition, September 1955. A portfolio of the sublime art of Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849), including a few choices from his renowned woodblock print series "Thirty-Six Views of Fuji" and including the famous "The Breaking Wave off Kanagawa". The artworks are presented in both black & white and color; many of which fold out. 44 plates, 29 in full color. Text rendered into English by Elise Grilli, from the original Japanese text of Ichitaro Kondo. --- A softcover edition with French flaps. Volume 1 in the series: "Kodansha Library of Japanese Art". --- With prior owner Stanley E. Heggland, Jr.'s signature, wood block stamping and embossed seal. Volume is sound and remains firmly-bound, but with a little yellowing to covers & a little soiling to covers.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall)

Title: Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) (Kodansha Library of Japanese Art, Vol. 1)

Author Name: GRILLI, Elise (English text); KONDO, Ichitaro (original Japanese text)

Categories: >>Art & Architecture,

Edition: First English Edition

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1955

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Stock No.: 82321