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The Hokusai Sketch-Books - Selections From the Manga

By Michener, James A




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The Hokusai Sketch-Books : Selections from the Manga

Michener, James A

Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1958-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Signed. Flat SIGNED by James Michener on a bookplate which also has his chop. The bookplate is laid in. First printing with only "First edition, 1958" present on copyright page. Double fold pages, 4 page double fold insert (pages 15-19), endpapers are pinkish hued rice paper. The volume has a lightly bumped spine tail. The unclipped dust jacket (with 3 prices) has trace wear and a touch of soiling.

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The Hokusai Sketchbooks: Selections from the Manga

Michener, James A

Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle, 1959. 286 pages including index. Dust Jacket is clean and price clipped. In Slipcase with wraparound label. Slipcase has tiny wear at edges. Book includes two inserts printed from actual woodblocks. 187 full page two-color plates and hundreds of text illustrations. Printed Japanese style, on double folded paper. In publisher's cardboard slipcase. Michener edited the book, wrote a lengthy essay on Hokusai--often called the Leonardo Da Vinci of the Orient--and informative captions for every plate. New insights into the quality of Hokusai's art and the Manga: "Hokusai's Sketches from Life"--a look at Japanese history, customs, superstitions, psychology, life, pleasures, botany, zoology, architecture, agriculture, astronomy--the book is an encyclopedia of Japan! Clean. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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THE HOKUSAI SKETCHBOOKS : Selections from the Manga

MICHENER, JAMES A

Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1958-01-01. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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HOKUSAI SKETCHBOOKS

MICHENER, JAMES A.

1958. FE. MICHENER, James A. THE HOKUSAI SKETCHBOOKS. Selections from the Manga. Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle, (1958). First edition, first printing. Large 8vo., orange & blue cloth-covered boards; 286pp, with two woodblock print pages. The dust jacket has a few chips and is price clipped, it is a very good copy in a slipcase.

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Price: $225.00


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The Hokusai Sketchbooks: Selections From The Manga

MICHENER, James A. (Katsushika Hokusai)

Rutland, Vermont / Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1959. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Third printing. Quarto. Slight sunning at the crown, near fine in very good or better dustwrapper with a small nick and tear at the crown. From the library of the artists Ben Shahn and Bernarda Bryson Shahn, with an estate label designed by their son, Jonathan Shahn.

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The Hokusai Sketchbooks - Selections from the Manga

Michener, James A

Rutland, Vt.: Tuttle Publishing, 1960. NF/NF/NF; 286 pages; First edition, fifth printing; near Fine in mauve silk cloth above black silk cloth; titled in gilt and decorated with a Fine paper label, paler mauve endpapers; small faded spot at bottom of backstrip corresponding with a small chip on the near Fine dustjacket; chip still attached by the jacket's laminate and now held in position by mylar jacket cover; corner clipped but U.S. price intact; all in a near Fine original cardboard slipcase with Fine paper label wrapped around three sides, sticker residue at one corner. Quite an astonishing volume of woodblock prints along with Michener's knowledgeable text.. Hard Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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The Hokusai Sketch-Books: Selections from the Manga

Michener, James A.

Rutland: Charles E.Tuttle Company, 1975 286 numbered pp; HB w/ DJ and slipcase. Pages: clean, bright, tight, red eps, b/w sketch frontis; no defects. Cover: brown/charcoal, rice paper paster w/ Japanese characters front, gilt titles spine; no shelfwear, no defects. DJ: unclipped, glossy yellow, black/pink artwork front, black titles/text all surfaces; minimal edge/shelfwear, shallow scribble indentations front (paper was laid on cover and scribbled on). Slipcase is cardboard shipping slipcase w/ decorated and titled paster to 3 sides.

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THE HOKUSAI SKETCH-BOOKS - SELECTIONS FORM THE MANGA

Michener, James A.

Rutland VT & Tokyo Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1959. 286 pages. Frontispiece illustrated with self portrait of Hokusai as an old man. Fully illustrated with 187 amazing full page plates and hundreds of text decorations. First 30 or so pages are lightly water stained at lower edges, otherwise pages good condition and clean. Some unopened pages. Black and peach colored cloth with distinctive vertical white label and japanese title on upper cover. Gilt title on spine. Upper board and tail of spine has water stain at lower edge. Cream colored dust jacket with black and white drawings on upper cover and red and black titles. Edges lighlty worn. Head of spine worn. VG/GOOD+. 3rd Printing. Hard Cover.

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The Hokusai Sketch-Books: Selections from the Manga

Michener, James A.

Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Co., 1958. First printing. Lower edge of the boards sunned, upper edge of the text block lightly foxed. Jacket gently rubbed with small chips and tears, including a 1" tear at the upper front panel. Price clipped, rear flap corner creased, in new Brodart. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

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Price: $75.00