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"53 Stations of the Tokaido: Hiroshige & Taisho Photo" 2007 Woodblock Print Book


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HIROSHIGE, artist. ”Tokaido Gojusantsugi: Hiroshige to Taishoki no Shashin" - "53 Stations of the Tokaido Road: Hiroshige and Taisho Photographs.” Japan: Chisoku Bijutsukan, 2007, First Edition, PB, dj, 21 x 30 cm, 152 pp, color reproductions, b/w photos, Japanese text - but the descriptions of photos is also in English.

A wonderful book from the Chisoku Art Museum that contrasts Hiroshige's famed first Hoeido series of color woodblocks with the earliest photographs of the actual locations. The images are presented side-by-side on opposing pages. Includes maps and reproductions of period writings. Incidentally, this book has one of the nicest obi bands ever created, highly decorated over a shiny silver metallic background.

Condition: Excellent, like-new, with obi. Crisp and shiny with a perfect unbent binding.

Shipping costs: Checkout settings are for International airmail "small packet" (available for packages up to 2 kg), delivery estimated at 5-8 days - $17.70. Two other shipping options are also available: Economy airmail shipping SAL (surface/air), delivery estimated at 2-3 weeks - $10.80; and International EMS (express mail service), delivery estimated within 2-4 days - $24.00 (USA), $28.00 (Europe). Shipping weight: approx. 925g.