Lot 158 of 343:
Grabhorn Figure Prints of Old Japan  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Figure Prints of Old Japan: A Pictorial Pageant of Actors & Courtesans of the Eighteenth Century reproduced from the Prints in the Collection of Marjorie & Edwin Grabhorn

Author:
(Grabhorn, Edwin & Marjorie)

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Book Club of California

Date:
1959

Description:

Introduction by Harold Stern. Illustrated with 56 collotype plates (52 in color) after Japanese wood-block prints. (Folio) original cloth-backed decorative boards, gilt-lettered spine label. One of 400 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press.

First of the Grabhorn's Japanese print series. Magnificent reproductions of ukiyo-e prints, colored with blocks made by the Grabhorns & Mallette Dean. Prospectus laid in. GB 611; BCC 103.


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Condition:
Spine sunned, light shelf wear; very good.


 
Item number:
269015
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