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The Ukiyo-e Zoo

Michi Akagi, Akira Watanabe et al. in collaboration with the Ota Memorial Museum of Art
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  • Language: Japanese, English
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  • Printing: Color
  • Dimensions: 257mm × 182mm × 10mm
  • Weight: 405g
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  • Publisher: Shogakukan Inc.

Welcome to Edo, a town full of animals!

From the dogs, cats, cows, and horses that lived alongside people in the town of Edo, to rare animals from overseas and strange imaginary beasts, this book features 160 ukiyo-e prints depicting animals. These are not just meant to be "cute" and "interesting"! The history, culture, and deep affection that ties Japanese people to their animals is fully explained here.

Product details
  • Language: Japanese, English
  • ISBN-10:
  • ISBN-13:
  • Pages:
  • Printing: Color
  • Dimensions: 257mm × 182mm × 10mm
  • Weight: 405g
  • Issue Data:
  • Publisher: Shogakukan Inc.

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