Lot 360
Three Prewar Books on Japanese Woodblock Artists by Yone Noguchi
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
All large quarto, bound in matching tri-fold blue linen boards, the covers secured with bone pins fitted to fabric loops, fold-out frontis for each, numerous plates, titles to include the following: The Ukioye Primitives (Tokyo: Privately Published, 1933), limited edition numbered 181/1000; Hiroshige (Tokyo: Kyo Bun Kwan, 1934), limited edition, not numbered; Harunobu (Benten-Dori, Yokohama: Yoshikawa: 1940).

12 x 9 in.

Private Collection, Kill Devil Hills, NC. Purchased in Japan in 1945.

Purchased in Japan during the 1940s.

Moderate foxing throughout; creases to tissue overlays; normal wear to boards.

$400 - 800