Hyakunin Joro Shinasadame [One Hundred Women Classified According to Their Rank]

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    26.5cm x 19cm. [124] pages, black and white illustrations. Stab binding. Text is in Japanese.

    One of the masterpieces of Ukiyoe art. Depicts women from various social classes of the Edo period, from court and samurai ladies to geisha and sex workers, and the many town and country women in between. Originally published in 2 volumes in 1723 and here reprinted together in 1 volume circa late 19th/early 20th century.

    Minor shelf and handling wear. Very minor foxing to edges. Near Fine Condition.

    $600.00 AUD

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