For the first time Hokusai's Manga (the Edo period best sellers) are published in Italy in co-edition with the prestigious Pie Books of Tokyo, with an Italian-Japanese bilingual text.
A single and massive tome (700 pages) collects the best of the 4000 woodblock prints which the inventor of Manga published in 15 volumes between 1814 and 1878; the ukiyo-e Sistine Chapel! Initially intended to be a drawing manual for his pupils, Hokusai's Manga depict the life of ordinary people, animals, plants, landscapes and human figures, as well as the inevitable demons and monsters of Japanese folklore. A visual encyclopedia of the floating world.
- Page: 696
- Size: 21 x 30,4 cm
- Binding: Softcover with dust jacket and band, printed in 3 colors
- ISBN: 978-88-6722-358-9