7 volumes; Elephant folio; vinyl clamshell boxes, each containing 24 tipped-in prints in color except for volume 7 which has monochromes in black & white or limited color; all housed in loose portfolios; each volume with separate portfolio of artist biography, and descriptions of the prints, in Japanese and English. In original cardboard shipping boxes. The shipping boxes are worn & stained, but have kept the clamshell boxes and their contents overall in very fine condition. Collated complete; vol. 1, port. 12 has staining to a portion of lower leading corner outside and inside but below the plate; otherwise very occasional light soil from handling to portfolios. An amazing and ambitious project, beautifully executed.
Prints vary in size, (20" x 9", 15" x 10.5", etc.) some of longer length (25-28 inches) are folded once in larger folded portfolios. Including: 1. Utamaro: Zenith One, 2. Hokusai: Latter Days One, 3. Harunobu: Zenith One, 4. Hiroshige: Latter Days One, 5. Kiyonaga: Zenith One, 6. Sharaku: Zenith One, 7. Sugimura: Earlier Days: One.
Title: Ukiyoe-Hanga, 7 volumes complete.
Edition: Shuei-sha edition
Publisher: Tokyo, Shuei-Sha: 1963 - 1964
Seller ID: 4993
Keywords: Asian Art Japan Japanese Art