Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Item #41256 元祿古版畫集英 : 附錄好色浮世繪版畫目錄 [Genroku kohanga shuei : furoku koshoku ukiyoe hanga mokuroku] Catalogue des Estampes Érotiques Primitives du Japon à Septembre 1926 + 澁井清 元祿古版畫集英 二輯 Catalogue des Estampes Érotiques Primitives du Japon à Mars 1928. 2 vol. set (Complete). 澁井清, Kiyoshi Shibui.
元祿古版畫集英 : 附錄好色浮世繪版畫目錄 [Genroku kohanga shuei : furoku koshoku ukiyoe hanga mokuroku] Catalogue des Estampes Érotiques Primitives du Japon à Septembre 1926 + 澁井清 元祿古版畫集英 二輯 Catalogue des Estampes Érotiques Primitives du Japon à Mars 1928. 2 vol. set (Complete)
元祿古版畫集英 : 附錄好色浮世繪版畫目錄 [Genroku kohanga shuei : furoku koshoku ukiyoe hanga mokuroku] Catalogue des Estampes Érotiques Primitives du Japon à Septembre 1926 + 澁井清 元祿古版畫集英 二輯 Catalogue des Estampes Érotiques Primitives du Japon à Mars 1928. 2 vol. set (Complete)
元祿古版畫集英 : 附錄好色浮世繪版畫目錄 [Genroku kohanga shuei : furoku koshoku ukiyoe hanga mokuroku] Catalogue des Estampes Érotiques Primitives du Japon à Septembre 1926 + 澁井清 元祿古版畫集英 二輯 Catalogue des Estampes Érotiques Primitives du Japon à Mars 1928. 2 vol. set (Complete)
元祿古版畫集英 : 附錄好色浮世繪版畫目錄 [Genroku kohanga shuei : furoku koshoku ukiyoe hanga mokuroku] Catalogue des Estampes Érotiques Primitives du Japon à Septembre 1926 + 澁井清 元祿古版畫集英 二輯 Catalogue des Estampes Érotiques Primitives du Japon à Mars 1928. 2 vol. set (Complete)

元祿古版畫集英 : 附錄好色浮世繪版畫目錄 [Genroku kohanga shuei : furoku koshoku ukiyoe hanga mokuroku] Catalogue des Estampes Érotiques Primitives du Japon à Septembre 1926 + 澁井清 元祿古版畫集英 二輯 Catalogue des Estampes Érotiques Primitives du Japon à Mars 1928. 2 vol. set (Complete)

(東京) Tokyo: (古版畫硏究學會) Kohanga Kenkyū Gakkai/ M. Otsuka, 大正15-昭和3 Taishō 15-Shōwa 3 [1926-28]. Ex-library, Limited First edition. Hardcover. Folio (16 1/4 x 12 1/4"). [4], 61, [3]pp (Catalog), LX (60: i.e 58) loose leaves (Plates) (Vol. 1); 21, [3]pp (Catalog), [1], LX (60) loose leaves (Plates) (Vol. 2), as issued. Original half grey cloth over paper covered boards, with gold lettering to spines and front cover. String ties. The text pages of each volume are string bound.

Spanning over 270 years (1592-1863), this splendid 2-vol. set catalog of classic Japanese erotic prints consists of 119 photogravure plates depicting masterpieces of some of the most renown Ukiyo-e artists of the Edo period, such as: Torii Kiyonobu (1664-1729); Furuyama Moroshige; Okumura Masanobu (1686-1764); Hishikawa Moronobu (1618-1694); Sugimura Jihei (active around 1681-1703), Yoshida Hanbei (active around 1664-1689), and Torii Kiyomasu (ca 1690-ca 1720). Includes 2 plates from the Koso Myoron (ca 1592-1595), a late 16th-century Japanese erotic book, and 3 plates from an unknown artist. As indicated by the publisher's loose printed insert in the first volume, plates 13 and 19 are not featured, as they couldn't be printed in time.

The second volume contains a striking tipped-in color plate unnumbered, but related to plate 58 as indicated at verso (art by Furuyama Moroshige). 105 plates show one image each (including the color plate); Eleven plates with two images; Three plates with three images. This set is one of 300 copies, of which volume one is Nr. 56, and volume two is Nr. 58. Vol.1 includes a 60 page detailed catalog of plates, and vol.2 contains a 21 page catalog.

Moderate age-wear, with corners rubbed, and age-toning along edges of portfolios. Title page of second volume age-toned, with folding crease at center. Text in Japanese, with both titles in Japanese and French. Portfolios in overall good, interior in good+ to very good, plates in very good condition. g to vg. Item #41256

Price: $350.00

See all items in Arts: Fine
See all items by ,