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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

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Estimate: US$300 - US$500
Price realised:  US$192
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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. 15x10, quarter cloth & 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. GB 611; BCC 103. Lot Amendments Condition: Spine faded; near fine. Item number: 218963

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 437: Rare Books & Manuscripts: A Private San Francisco Library with Important Angling & Sporting Books
Date of the auction: 16 Sep 2010
Address: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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