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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
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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 dust 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: Fine. Item number: 229120

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 485: Fine Press - Illustrated Books - Miscellanea: The Library of Byron L. Nishkian (with additions)
Date of the auction: 2 Aug 2012
Address: PBA Galleries
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