Hiroshi Manabe - Book of Books

PIE International


Hiroshi Manabe - Book of Books / ISBN 9784756256416 / A 484-page paperback with jacket, about 6 x 8.25 inches, from the publisher PIE International / published 2022 / Japanese-language, though illustrated throughout

Another fine volume on an illustrator I've featured many times over the years on my blogs. See some of his work on 50 Watts.


Hiroshi Manabe was active as an illustrator and essayist in an era when he believed that one book could change the future. This "book of books" archives 974 items, from book bindings to magazine covers, including novels by Shinichi Hoshi and Yasutaka Tsutsui. Hiroshi Manabe celebrated his 90th birthday in 2022.

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