By Ann Yonemura.
This comprehensive book captures the vibrant colors of 19th-century Japan with woodblock prints. Follow the evolution of Yokohama as it transforms from a rural fishing village to an international port, due to the newfound trade with Europe and America. Each print is accompanied by historical context in order to explore the technological wonders and cultural exchange that occurred during this period. Peek into the past and witness the evolution of modern day Japan.
Published by Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution, 1990.
Hardcover in very good condition.
Dust jacket has 1/4" tear on back top, light bending edge along bottom front panel edge, other light edge wear.