Very Good in Good jacket. Collectible. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. xii, 403 pages, illustrations (some color) portraits (some color) 24 cm. Topstained black. Firm binding, clean inside copy. Expected browning. Stated "First Printing." Dust jacket, with a faded spine & moderate edgewear, protected in a mylar book cover. A classic work on the Japanese print of the Edo period (1615-1868).
Lower edge of covers rubbed, rear flyleaf has small crease at tip of one corner and flyleaf is slight askew, else a very good, bright, copy in very good dust jacket. The jacket is lightly faded on spine, two tiny nicks on rear panel, else quite fresh... MICHENER, James A. THE FLOATING WORLD [The Story of Japanese Prints]. Large octavo, black cloth spine, paper-covered boards, pp. xii, 404, illustrated (with "65 illustrations, including 40 in full color"). The Story of Japanese Prints. An account of the life and death of an art, of the men who made it and of the lusty age in which they flourished.
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