BLOCK PRINTING & BOOK ILLUSTRATION IN JAPAN.

(Japan).

  • London and New York: George Routledge and E.P. Dutton, 1924.
  • folio
  • quarter cloth with paper-covered boards, dust jacket
  • xiv, 261+(1) pages
  • Order Nr. 76715
  • Price: $450.00  other currencies
BLOCK PRINTING & BOOK ILLUSTRATION IN JAPAN

First edition. A broad history identifying major masters and groups in the history of Japanese illustration and printmaking. Includes 43 illustrations many of which are in color. Also includes chapters on "suggestions to collectors," and "old-book shops in Japan." Includes glossary, index and bibliography. Bookplate on front pastedown of P. Neville Barnett, the Australian book collector who made significant contributions in the fields of bookplates and Japanese woodblock prints. Minor foxing, small bump to board, small excision to spine of jacket and old tape repairs to inside of jacket.