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Ukiyo-e An Introduction to Japanese Woodblock Prints by Tadashi Kobayashi

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Published by Kodansha International .
Written in English


  • Oriental art,
  • Relief processes (eg woodcut, lino),
  • Asia - Japan,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art,
  • Japan,
  • Asian,
  • Techniques - Printmaking,
  • Art / Prints

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9037281M
ISBN 104770021828
ISBN 109784770021823

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