Shunga; Images of Spring; Essay on Erotic Elements in Japanese Art
Folio. 158pp. White gilt decorated cloth in original dj. Slipcase. Some creasing to dj. Spine of dj sunned and slightly stained. One small tear to bottom edge of dj. Discoloration to slipcase. Small tear to bottom part of slipcase. Frontispiece tissue-guarded. "This is a book of what the Japanese call SHUNGA, "Images of Spring": erotic, sensual pictures that form a part of the treasury of Japanese art". Illustrated with tipped-in color plates and b/w plates. 6 of the color plates are small fold -outs. Overall very good condition.
Edition: First edition
Book ID: 11681
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