An invaluable resource for collectors, art historians, and students of this classic technique. . . . Helps readers share the delight contemporary viewers experienced when these Tokaido woodcuts first appeared on the market.
Performs a vital service to scholars of Japanese culture and history, media studies, art historians, and anybody interested in the cultural history of travel, roads, and transportation. It reminds us that travel is never just about getting from one place to another.
--Museum Anthropology Review
A pleasure to read. . . . An invitation to a place you haven’t been, but can still glimpse through its pages.
--Journal of Folklore Research
A beautifully produced volume. . . . Present[s] to a western readership what must be the most detailed and complete analysis yet in English of one of the key woodblock print series inspired by the Tokaido theme.
--East Asian Journal of Popular Culture