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Auction: Auction 16.06.1999
was auctioned on: 16 June 1999
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SUZUKI HARUNOBU, illustrator, Ehon zoku Edo miyage (Book of further souvenirs of Edo), circa 1779, published by Kikuya Yasubei; fukurotoji-bon , 3 vols. complete (22.4 x 15.6cm.), block printed in black and white, covers in blue and white brocade des...

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Estimate: £900 - £1,000
ca. US$1,436 - US$1,595
Price realised:  £1,495
ca. US$2,385
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SUZUKI HARUNOBU, illustrator, Ehon zoku Edo miyage (Book of further souvenirs of Edo), circa 1779, published by Kikuya Yasubei; fukurotoji-bon , 3 vols. complete (22.4 x 15.6cm.), block printed in black and white, covers in blue and white brocade design with roundels of chrysanthemum and pine, with paper slip titled as above, sewn; KITAGAWA UTAMARO, illustrator , and JIPPENSHA IKKU, text: Seiro ehon nenju gyoji (Yoshiwara picture book: Annual events), dated 1804, published by Kazusaya Chusuke, 2 vols. complete ( 22.4 x 15.9cm.), block printed in black and white, covers in blue, embossed with lanterns bearing crests of courtesans, with paper slip titled as above, sewn; contents: vol. 1: 27 leaves, 4 single pages of preface, 4 single pages of notes, 1 single page opening illustration, 2 single pages of contents, 10 double page illustrations and 23 single pages of text; vol. 2: 22 leaves, 1 single page opening illustration, 9 double page illustrations, 22 single pages of text, 2 single pages announcing a sequel, 1 single page of publisher's colophon--fairly good impressions, overall some stains, title slips and covers with some tears and thinning, some strengthening to the first three (5)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 16.06.1999
Date of the auction: 16 Jun 1999
Address: Christie's
London, King Street

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