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Auction: Auction 16.06.2020
was auctioned on: 16 June 2020
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CHINA - JAPAN -- DENSMORE, M. Les

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Estimate: €300
ca. US$339
Price realised:  €240
ca. US$271
Lot number 654, Views: 2

CHINA - JAPAN -- DENSMORE, M. Les Estampes érotiques japonaises. Paris, Au Cercle du Livre Précieux, 1961. 44 pp. W. 60 magnificent reproductions of shunga prints, loose under passepartouts, of which 20 in colour. Loose as issued in traditional Japanese box w. 3 'ivory' fasteners. (Box shows some traces of use/has some unobtrusive defects, but a good copy). Limited to an ed. of 600 copies (this copy 'H.C.'), printed on fine laid paper. -- Added: Fr. PONCETTON. Les érotiques japonais. Recueil d'estampes du XVme au XIXme s. tirées des grandes collections parisiennes et précédées d'une étude sur l'art érotique japonais. Paris, Éd. du Siècle, 1925. (12) pp. W. 93 (of 100) reproductions of erotic prints, for a large part in colour. Loose as issued in or. portfol. In (damaged) slipcase. (Lacking unfortunately plates 56-62). Rare, one of the first anthologies of shunga prints. Printed in 225 numb. copies on Madagascar Lafuma. -- (2).

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Burgersdijk & Niermans
Title: Auction 16.06.2020
Date of the auction: 16 Jun 2020 - 17 Jun 2020
Address: Burgersdijk & Niermans
Nieuwsteeg 1
2311 RW Leiden
Netherlands
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