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Auction: Sale 570 - Rare Books & Manuscripts
was auctioned on: 24 September 2015
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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$156
Lot number 177, Views: 49

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. Prospectus laid in. GB 652. Lot Amendments Condition: Some wear and tear to jacket; slight browning of prospectus; volume fine. Item number: 263438

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 570 - Rare Books & Manuscripts
Date of the auction: 24 Sep 2015
Address: PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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