404 pages; 65 illustrations, including 40 color. History and commentary on the "great age" of Japanese prints, roughly 1660 to 1860. How did artists create, provide, distribute artwork under the restrictive Tokugawa dictatorship? When did ther lights go out on the artwork? Dustjacket chipped at the spine, weakened along the fold; faded. Book clean and bright throughout; binding tight; nearly fine.