Arts and Designs of Japan
Reference Books

The following books on Japanese art and culture are available. All are in good to excellent condition.

To order books, please contact us by phone, fax, or email. Prices do not include packing and postage. Please pay by credit card, cash, check or money order upon receipt of our invoice. California residents will be charged 8.625% sales tax.

Coats, Bruce
Chikanobu, Modernity and Nostalgia in Japanese Prints
Leiden, 2006. 208 pp. 236 color illustrations
28.5 X 28.5 cm.. Paper
The first survey of the work of this Meiji period master.

Hosono, Masanobu
Nagasaki Prints and Early Copperplates
Tokyo, 1978. 165 pp. 25 color 142 B/W illus.
19 X 26.5 cm. Cloth, DJ
Japanese views of the Dutch colony at Nagasaki.

Keyes, Roger
Surimono, Privately Published Japanese Prints in the Spencer Museum of Art
New York, 1984. 199 pp. 60 color illustrations plus a catalog of 268 prints, most illustrated
22 X 30.5 cm.. Cloth, DJ
Very detailed descriptions.

Kobayashi, Tadashi
Nihon Bijutsu Zenshin Volume 20 - Ukiyoe
Japan, 1991. 250 pp. 155 color, 168 B/W illustrations
26 X 37 cm.. Cloth, DJ, slipcover
General survey of ukiyoe, with a few illustrations of lacquer, ceramics and textiles. In Japanese, with descriptions for the plates in English.

Ledoux, Louis V.
Japanese Prints of the Primitive Period in the Collection of Louis V. Ledoux
New York, 1942. 186 pp. 20 color, 30 B/W illus.
26 X 36.5 cm. Cloth
Ledoux's self-published catalog of his impressive collection.

Miles, Richard
The Prints of Paul Jacoulet
Pasadena, 1982. 140 pp. 166 B/W illustrations, 19 color
20 X 25 cm.. Paper
Some wear to the cover. Additional photos in the biographical section of the book. The definitive catalog raisonne of Jacoulet's prints.

Ronin Gallery
Utamaro, 1753-1806
New York, 1978. 56 pp. 107 illus., 16 in color
21.5 X 28 cm.. Paper
Catalog of a large number of works by Utamaro.

Yonemura, Ann
Yokohama, Prints from Nineteenth Century Japan
Washington, 1990. 198 pp. Over 100 illus., most in color.
24 X 34 cm.. Paper
Impressive catalog of the Leonhart collection of Yokohama prints, with much historical detail.

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