Манга Хокусая: Энциклопедия старой японской жизни в картинках
This book explores the phenomenon of Hokusai Manga (fifteen volumes of 60 pp. each, 1814-75). It consists of a historical and conceptual Introduction and the main part which is a full commentary to all HM pages. The Introduction consists of research on the modes of creation of HM and its place in the history of Japanese picture-books and research on HM’s composition.
The main part includes translations of introductions to each volume and commentaries on the original 900 pages with their nearly 4,000 images