Japanese Woodblock Prints & Books
BAMBOO - CHINESE PAINTING)
Kawachiya Mohei. 1851? 77 single color and black and white woodblock prints, 39pp, 10 x 7 inches, traditional Japanese binding: folded sheets with thread binding (fukurotoji). Wear and soiling to cover; light dampstaining visible in top 1/3 corner of several sheets. A primer of how to paint bamboo illustrated with... Item #45168
Maekawa Bunrei (1837-1917) (illus).
Yokohama. Meij 18. 1885. Two volumes, Japanese thread binding full page and single two-color woodblock prints, folio (14 x 9 1/2 inches, 35.5 x 24.5cm). First volume: 4 pages of text followed by 24 single page woodblock prints and 21 double page woodblock prints. Second volume... Item #43896
Contemporary Japanese Silkscreen Print)
Uchida, M. (illus).
No date. Ca. 1960s. Contemporary silkscreen print on high quality paper depicting a dense forest rendered with the rich and distinctive colors of autumn foliage; a wisp of smoke rises from the forest interior. Paper watermarked with the highly regarded "Arches France" insignia. Image size 19 x.... Item #52169
Contemporary Japanese Silkscreen Print)
Uchida, M. (illus).
No date. Ca. 1960s. Contemporary silkscreen print depicting an attractive hillside dwelling adjacent to a blossoming cherry tree; the print, rendered on high quality paper, emphasizes the distinctive bold colors of Spring. Image size 19 x 13 1/2 inches on paper size 25 x 19 1/2 inches... Item #52161
Tokyo. No date. Ca. 1890. Japanese woodblock print, image 8 x 5 3/4 inches on sheet 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches. Four binding holes in left margin, spot in upper left image; good condition. Exquisite image of a beetle in subtle shades of black and green from an unidentified late 1800s Japanese woodblock book. Item #52333
Tokyo. No date. Ca. 1890. Japanese woodblock print, image 6 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches on sheet 8 1/8 x 6 inches. Tight left margin; very good condition. Exquisite image in subtle shades of grey and pink from an unidentified late 1800s Japanese woodblock book. Item #52334
Jacoulet, Paul (illus).
No date. [ 1941.]. Color woodblock print, dai oban (sheet size 14 1/2 x 19 inches). Light toning to upper margin and adhesive residue at upper edge of paper, overall very good condition. Printed on paper watermarked with Jacoulet's name; limitation number of print on verso (no... Item #43902
JAPAN - FABRIC DESIGN)
Meiji 16. 1883. Japanese accordion style book (orihon), 10 numbered double page color lithograph illustrations (multiple images per page), 9 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches, patterned cloth-covered boards. Wear to cover extremities, interior in very good condition. The illustrations feature details of brocade cloths, exquisitely printed to give the effect... Item #45235
JAPAN - KIMONO DESIGN)
Yoshii, Seisen (illus).
Kyoto. Honda Unkindo. Meiji 34. 1901. ONE VOLUME OF A SET OF TWO. 30 color woodblock full page illustrations (2 of which form a vertical two-page illustration), Japanese style paper wrappers with stab binding, handwritten title to front cover, 10 x 7 inches. Cover is very worn... Item #46199
JAPAN - KYOTO - WOODBLOCK PRINTS)
Kyoto. Meiji 36. 1903. THREE VOLUME SET, 2 large folding maps, 19 double page color woodblock prints, black and white photo illustrations (process prints), 260+212+164pp, 9 x 6 inches, Japanese style binding (decorative paper wrappers with stab binding) with decorative title label. Very good condition. An exquisite publication with color... Item #45691
JAPAN - OCCUPATIONS)
Kubota Beisai; Minko Tachibana.
Taisho 5. 1916. Reprint edition. TWO VOLUMES, two-page color woodblock prints throughout (15 in first volume, 13 in second volume) on double leaves, oriental style, 12 x 8 1/2 inches, decorative paper covers (Japanese thread binding fukurokuji) with title labels. Light abrasion to cover extremities, threads... Item #45692
JAPAN - PAPER MAKING)
Aiko's Art Materials Import. No date. Ca. 1960s? Booklet, 3 1/2 x 7 inches, two pages of introduction, index page, approximately 145 paper samples divided into eight sections each with information on the type of paper and suitable uses, decorative thin card wrappers with string tie. Very good condition. The... Item #53131
JAPAN - TEXTILE DESIGN)
Tokyo. Seibikai. Meiji 34. 1901. 18 full page color woodblock prints, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, decorative color paper wrappers with two ribbon ties. Light soiling and tiny hole (pinhead size) to lower left corner margin of frontispiece illustration, light wear to back cover, small areas of light dampstaining... Item #40581
JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTING) Hillier, Jack.
London. Sotheby's Publications. 1987. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white, pictorial endpapers, 12 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches, 1131pp, index, cloth covered boards (hardbound) with color pictorial dust jackets,cloth covered slipcase. New condition, never used, in original corrugated card publisher's mailing container (stamped on the outside "Art of... Item #53090
JAPANESE WOODBLOCK PRINTS) Merritt, Helen.
Honolulu, Hawaii. University of Hawaii Press. 1990. First Edition. 16 pages of color illustrations, black and white illustrations throughout, x+324pp, index, 10 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches, cloth-covered boards with gilt-lettered spine, color pictorial dustjacket. Light wear to dustjacket, top corners lightly bumped, otherwise very good condition. From the dustjacket... Item #54204
LUM, BERTHA) Mary Evans O'Keefe Gravalos and Carol Putin.
Lum, Bertha (illus).
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution. 1991. First Edition. 16 pages of color illustrations, black and white illustrations throughout, 10 x 8 inches, pictorial card wrappers. Chronological catalog, bibliography, major exhibitions of prints, index. As new condition. A beatufiully produced record of Bertha Lum's work inspired by Japanese woodblock printing. Item #54228
Tokuriki, Tomikichiro (illus).
Kyoto. Uchida Woodblock Printing Co., Ltd. No date. Ca. 1950. Twelve color woodblock prints in paper mats as issued, each print sheet size 11 5/8 x 10 1/4 inches in mat 15 x 13 1/2 inches, in embossed paper-covered board presentation portfolio with ribbon tie. Prints in... Item #49135
WOODBLOCK PRINTS) Nishi Kiichi.
Yokohama. Yoshikawa Book Store. No date. Ca. 1936. 9 tipped-in color woodblock prints, 12 color plates, black and white in-text illustrations, 87pp, 9 x 6 1/2 inches, pictorial paper-covered boards. Light dampstain to lower edge of gutter of first half of book, not impinging on the images; light dampstain to... Item #47742
Hiroshi Yoshida. 1930. Color woodblock print, 9 3/4 x 14 3/4 (25 x 37.5 cm) on sheet 10 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches (27 x 40 cm). Five light foxing marks, scarcely noticeable, light toning to paper, spot of adhesive residue at each corner of verso. Good condition... Item #53286