Manga: the pre-history of Japanese comics

Manga: the pre-history of Japanese comics

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The origins of manga can be traced back to the Edo Period (1600 to 1868) of Japanese history, specifically to popular types of books using ukiyo-e, Japanese woodblock prints. These books contained humorous content and featured humans, fantastical creatures and references to celebrities of the period. This book includes original works of manga dated from 17th to early 20th Century - a great book for graphic designers, comic book artists, and Japanese art lovers.
ISBN 9784756243577. Pie Books.
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The origins of manga can be traced back to the Edo Period (1600 to 1868) of Japanese history, specifically to popular types of books using ukiyo-e, Japanese woodblock prints. These books contained humorous content and featured humans, fantastical creatures and references to celebrities of the period. This book includes original works of manga dated from 17th to early 20th Century - a great book for graphic designers, comic book artists, and Japanese art lovers.
  • Publisher
    Pie Books
  • Release
    April 2013
  • Binding
    pb
  • Format
    280 pages. full colour. 21 x 14.8 cm
  • Status for WholeSale
    o/s due August 2019
  • Status for Website
    available
  • Date added
    April 2013