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    Three Grabhorn Press Books on Japanese Art, including: Figure Prints of Old Japan [and:] Landscape Prints of Old Japan; From the Beginning of the Eighteenth Century to the Middle of the Nineteenth Century [and:] Twelve Wood-Block Prints of Kitagawa Utamaro Illustrating the Process of Silk Culture. Very good.

    More Information: Three Grabhorn Press Books on Japanese Art including Figure Prints of Old Japan. San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1959. First edition. One of 400 copies. Folio with all fifty-two full color and full page prints (some fold out). Publisher's quarter green cloth over pattern paper boards. gilt lettered paper spine label. Mild fading to spine else a very good copy. [and:] Landscape Prints of Old Japan; From the Beginning of the Eighteenth Century to the Middle of the Nineteenth Century. Illustrated from Original Prints in the Collection of Edwin and Marjorie Grabhorn. Introduction and Descriptive Text Written by Jack Hillier. San Francisco; Book Club of California, 1960.First edition. One of 450 copies. Folio with fifty full page color prints. Publisher's quarter red cloth over pictorial boards, printed paper spine label. Original wrap-around bands and plain dust jacket. prospectus included. Very good. [and:] Twelve Wood-Block Prints of Kitagawa Utamaro Illustrating the Process of Silk Culture. With an introductory essay by Jack Hillier. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1965. First edition. One of 450 copies. Folio with twelve full page reproductions of Utamaro ukiyoe prints. Publisher's quarter vellum over pattern paper, gilt spine lettering. Plain dust jacket. Very good.

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