(Hiroshige). Amsden, Dora, with the assistance of John Stewart Happer
Title THE HERITAGE OF HIROSHIGE: A Glimpse at Japanese Landscape Art
Book Condition Bookplate to pastedown, bumping to lower edges, else fine, in grained faux leather with brown debossed lettering to front, dragonfly medallion to rear cover; rice paper endsheets; textblock printed ''Oriental'' style with fore-edge folds; no dust jacket.
Edition First edition, first printing. Illustrated with prints from the Happer collection reproduced in sepia tones on coated stock inserts.
Publisher San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, (1912).
Seller ID 45763.00
Elegantly produced little treatise on the "magical impressionist" Hiroshige, the last great figure of of the Ukiyo-ye School of Japanese landscape paintings and printmaking, and his pupils. Drawn from Happer's collection. 84 pages.
Prints and Printmaking. Japanese Art. Fine Press. Art. Illustrated Books.