Calza, Gian Carlo: POEMS OF THE PILLOW AND OTHER STORIES. London, 2010. 463 pp. Colour illustrations throughout, a number full page. 28x21 cm. Boards.
GBP 30.00
The title continues: '... by Utamaro, Hokusai, Kuniyoshi and other artists of the Floating World.' A detailed and graphic work illustrating the scenes and stories of sensual pleasure in Japanese literature. Also examines their use as 'pillow books' often gifted to a bride on her wedding day intending to be of instructional use. Illustrated throughout and with a detailed text.
Subjects: Ukiyo-e Sex
Item 46 in List 202.
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