Text in Japanese, 12 black-and-white and 6 color plates,numerous black-and-white diagrams; text clean, unmarked. Flexible brown cloth, bound Japanese-style with open spine and sewn with purple string, printed front cover label in Japanese; binding square and tight. Slip case of plain board, stapled, color printed front cover and spine titles, very light shelf wear. Typed publication information card in English loosely laid in. Fine. SECOND EDITION of this classic work on Japanese wood block engravings, ﬁrst published in 1921. A complete illustrated how-to-book, includes a series of prints showing the application of different colors to a Japanese wood block illustration.
Printing and Engraving of Nishiki-E, Kendo Ishii, muir dawson, japanese, illustration, Color Woodcut