FUKUDA, Kahiko. Genshoku Ukiyoe Shisei Hanga.
(Tokyo): Haga Shoten, 1977. First edition. Quarto. 211 pages. A beautiful volume reproducing 87 images depicting `irezumi` (tattoos) which appear on characters in ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock prints depicting images of the `floating world`, predominantly produced during the Edo era ). Includes 17 folding plates. The volume includes two essays on Irezumi and an index of the images. A very good plus copy in blue cloth with gilt lettering, original glassine dust jacket, with the publisher’s printed slipcase.
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