Description:NF/VG but for very light sunning to inside of dj. Vol. 2 of a 3...NF/VG but for very light sunning to inside of dj. Vol. 2 of a 3-part set, this includes images of the privately printed illustrated books and albums held in the Chester Beatty Library. All of the Surimono works are from the collection of Jack Hillier. Biographies of the artists are given before the relevant entries, and two final sections are devoted to an index of the kyoka poets whose verses appear on the surimono and to later copies of the prints. Red cloth with gold lettering; color-illustrated dj with black lettering; 569 pp. with 516 mostly bw illustrations.
Description:4to. cloth, dust jacket, slipcase. 288; 289-569+(1) pages. 2...4to. cloth, dust jacket, slipcase. 288; 289-569+(1) pages. 2 Volumes. Table of contents, foreword, preface, acknowledgments, introduction, sppendix, bibliography, index of poets, general index. A study of surimono (woodblock prints), a term applied to privately commissioned prints published in a limited edition, mainly between the 1760s to the mid-19th century. The collection was assembled for the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, by Jack Hillier. The catalogue includes ukiyo-e artists, books and albums, and shijo artists. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. Slipcase shows wear around edges.
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