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

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Estimate: US$150 - US$250
Price realised:  US$96
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Title: Twelve Wood-Block Prints of Kitagawa Utamaro illustrating the Process of Silk Culture Author: Utamaro, Kitagawa Place: San Francisco Publisher: Book Club of California Date: 1965 Description: 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, plain paper jacket. One of 450 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press. Fourth and last of the Japanese print series from the Grabhorn Collection. GB 652. Lot Amendments Condition: Jacket lightly worn; volume fine. Item number: 272295

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 589: The John R.M. Phelan Collection of Fine Press Books
Date of the auction: 30 Jun 2016
Address: PBA Galleries
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