Lot 24 of 319:
Abe collection of Chinese painting & calligraphy  

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Title:
Soraikan kinsho

Author:
Abe, Fusajiro & Kojiro Abe

Place:
Osaka

Publisher:
Hakubundo

Date:
1930-1939

Description:

Parts I and II in 6 volumes + 2 text booklets. With approx. 239 plates reproducing paintings & calligraphy. Text in Japanese; plates accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress in Chinese and English. 51.7x37 cm (20¼x13½"), pictorial cloth wrappers, set in two cloth chitsu with bone clasps. 

Superb catalogue of the extensive collection of Chinese paintings and calligraphy formed by Fusajiro Abe and his son Kojiro Abe. The elder Abe was president of the Toyobo Co., and following his death in 1937 his son donated much of the collection to the Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts.

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Condition:
Wear to slipcases, a few tape repairs to the seams; minor wear to volumes, some mild creasing to corners of some leaves; very good.


 
Item number:
318627
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