vintage stunning Japanese color woodblock limited edition large format book. Italian homage to the traditional Japanese genre scene in exquisite woodblock prints. folio measures 14.5 x 10" x 1.75 thick (37 x 26 cm) reprint of original 1893 publication. book contains 36 mounted color woodcuts of the Edo period, magnificently arranged in a large folio, with the volume opening in both directions (sometimes called 'leporello' style or accordion style printed on both sides) the book is pristine, altho the box is slightly worn. hardcover with a magnificent gold silk printed cloth cover that also has a glassine protector, as does each page have a glassine cover sheet. each Shin-Hanga masterpiece can be framed separately, 36 individual large format woodcut prints. with Italian text by Mario Teti, the book is printed by the world famous printer, Arnoldo Mondadori in 1959. originally sold for $250.
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