Item #1625 The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes). Amy Reigle Newland.
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)

The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints (2 Volumes)

A fully-illustrated two-volume set bringing together the knowledge and expertise of over 50 scholars from around the world to create an in-depth study of all aspects of Japanese prints from the Edo (1600-1868) to Taish (1912-26) periods.

Over 40 essays in Volume 1 examine the facets of the medium including its social, art historical, publishing and collecting history plus the materials and techniques used in production, as well as issues regarding connoisseurship and quality. Plus full-color woodblock print illustrations.

Volume 2 contains an extensive alphabetical listing of over 2,000 cross-referenced entries on individual print designers and schools, publishers, carvers, printers and collectors, major Kabuki actors, materials and techniques, conservation, subject-matter/iconography, literature and print-related terminology. Plus various appendices, listing aspects such as seals of publishers and carvers, signatures, maps and chronological tables. Volume 2 is largely text and in black and white.

A valuable resource for collectors, librarians, scholars, teachers or anyone interested in Japanese woodblock prints. Out of print. Item #1625.

Condition: Near Fine in VG dust jackets; light scuffing and edgewear to jackets; Vol. 1 has yellowing around page edges.

Reference Books
Hotei Publishing
10" x 12"
Two Volumes: 600 pages total
Hardcovers with dust jackets
Amsterdam: 2005

Price: $275.00

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