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

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Estimate: US$10
Price realised:  US$240
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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. 15x10, half parchment and patterned boards, gilt-lettered spine; plain jacket. One of 450 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press. Fourth and last of the Japanese print series from the Grabhorn Collection. Prospectus and order form laid in. GB 652; BCC 121. Lot Amendments Condition: Light wear to jacket; fine. Item number: 205005

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 514: Treasures from Our Warehouse, Part II, with Books by the Shelf
Date of the auction: 29 Aug 2013
Address: PBA Galleries
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94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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