Sydney: Privately Printed by the Beacon Press, 1953.
Standard de-luxe edition of 160 copies (total issue of 200 copies). Quarto, tipped colour plates throughout; original cream cloth, a fine copy.Item #1367
A remarkable published celebration of the Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock tradition, lovingly prepared by Neville Barnett in a strictly limited edition of 160 copies.
This is the last book published by Barnett, and was completed in the year of his decease. As a publisher he insisted upon the nest materials, with elegant type cut in Europe and printed upon ne textured hand- made paper by the highly respected Sydney artisan Harrie Mortlock, owner of the Beacon Press.