New York: The Japan Society, 1913. First Edition. Limited Edition. 52 pp. Folio. Gray paper covered boards with brown cloth covered spine with gold embossed titling. Minor scuffing to cover boards and bumping to corners from shelf wear. Light age toning to endpapers, minor staining from glue quality at hinge of front and rear pastedown.
Printed on beautiful laid paper, with 24 color prints tipped in to illustrate the text, by the De Vinne Press in an edition of 1,000 copies, of which this is #255. Artists represented in plates: Harunobu, Moronobu, Kiyomasu, Masanobu. Toyonobu, Kiyomitsu, Koryusai, Shunsho, Buncho, Kiyonaga, Shuncho, Eishi, Sharaku, Utamaro, Toyokuni, Hokusai, and Hiroshige.