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Published by G. Braziller, Brooklyn Museum in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Andō, Hiroshige, -- 1797-1858.,
  • Brooklyn Museum.,
  • Ukiyoe.,
  • Tokyo (Japan) -- In art.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titles100 famous views of Edo., Hiroshige.
StatementHiroshige ; introductory essays by Henry D. Smith II and Amy G. Poster ; commentaries on the plates by Henry D. Smith ; preface by Robert Buck.
ContributionsSmith, Henry DeWitt., Poster, Amy G., 1946-, Brooklyn Museum.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsNE1325.A5 A4 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16975921M

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