Lot 224 of 364:
Color Woodblock Prints by Shinagawa  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Kabuki Explanation and Stories, Series 1, 2, and 3. 3 vols.
Author:
Shiraishi, Fumio, editor
Place:
Kyoto
Publisher:
Kyoto Hanga
Date:
1954-55
Description:

Stories by Gekko Ohashi. Three volumes of 17 (or 18) loose color woodblock prints by Shinagawa in portfolios, each with printed stories in wrappers laid-in. Prints are 28½x23cm (11¼x9") and highlighted in gold and silver; most with rice-paper tissue guards. Portfolios are 30½x24cm (12x9½"), patterned boards, printed cover labels, string ties.

Three lush sets of prints depicting Kabuki plays, with explanatory text by various Japanese authors, in English. 

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Condition:
Lacking one plate; occasional foxing, otherwise very good.
 
Item number:
292679
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