Lot 128 of 515:
Kitagawa Utamaro printed by Grabhorn Press  

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Twelve Wood-Block Prints of Kitagawa Utamaro illustrating the Process of Silk Culture

Utamaro, Kitagawa

San Francisco

Book Club of California



Introduction by Jack Hillier. Illustrated with 12 collotype plates after Utamaro (colored with blocks engraved by Irma Grabhorn) from originals in the collection of Edwin & Irma Grabhorn. (Folio) parchment-backed patterned boards, gilt-lettered spine label., paper jacket. One of 450 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press.

Fourth and last of the Japanese print series from the Grabhorn Collection. BCC 121; GB 652.

Lot Amendments

Light soiling and toning to jacket, else fine.

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