THE THIRTY-SIX VIEWS OF MOUNT FUJI
Tokyo, Japan: Heibonsha Ltd., 1968. Hardcover. Wide octavo, 8.5 in. x 12 in., pp. 16 + 46 unpaginated, numbered plates with descriptions in English and Japanese. Olive-brown boards with Japanese writing embossed in blind to front. Orange title to spine. Light sunning to spine. Unmarked interior. Cardboard slipcase with edge-wear to top/bottom of spine. Sunning line to rear of slipcover. Very Good Plus / Very Good. Item #86200
Introduction in Japanese by Ichitaro Kondo, translated by Charles S. Terry. Full page color plates of woodblock prints of the Japanese artists Hokusai (1760-1849)
Katsushika Hokusai, known simply as Hokusai, was a Japanese ukiyo-e artist of the Edo period, active as a painter and printmaker. He is best known for the woodblock print series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji, which includes the iconic print The Great Wave off Kanagawa.