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Image for Children Represented in Ukiyo-e:  Japanese Children in the 18th-19th Centuries

Children Represented in Ukiyo-e: Japanese Children in the 18th-19th Centuries

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Japan, The Japan Foundation / Kumon Institute of Education: 1998

Seller ID: 139800

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 113 pages. 8 1/4"w x 11 5/8"h. Exhibition catalog for a show that appeared in Russia, England, France, and Germany. The ukiyo-e prints of the Edo period represented here includes portraits of mother and chld, depecitions of customs and games, children's prints, and omacha-e. View more info

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Process Book of Woodblock Printing

By: N/A

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Kyoto, Japan, Kyoto Handicraft Center:

Seller ID: 141326

Condition: Very Good


A beautiful two-sided accordion book with dark purple paper covered boards containing purple and silver threads. 18 tipped-in plates show the stages of color separation of a woodblock print, printed on mulberry paper. A few of the plates have small creases. 5 1/8"w x 6 3/4"h. Introductory text in English and Japanese. No date given; circa 1970's. View more info

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Poets' Dozen: Fourteen Poems By Northwest Poets, A

By: Bentley, Beth; Bentley, Nelson; Gilbert, Sister Mary; Hall, Carol; Hugo, Richard; Matchett, William T.; McConnel, Francis; Nelson, Dale; Nordfors, Margaret; Skinner, Knute; Stafford, William; Swift, Joan; Triem, Eve; Wagoner, David

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Seattle, Friends of the Market: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 131843

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full green cloth boards with gilt lettering. 5 1/4"w x 9 7/8" tall. Slightly bumped at top and bottom of spine. Published by the Friends of the Market in a limited edition of 500 to support of preservation efforts for the Pike Place Public Market. Color woodblock illustrated endpapers by Lyn Sarsozo. Includes poems by Beth Bentley, Nelson Bentley, Sister Mary Gilbert, SNJM, Carol Hall, Richard Hugo, William H. Matchett, Frances McConnel, Dale Nelson, Margaret Nordfors, Knute Skinner, William Stafford, Joan Swift, Eve Triem, and Dav... View more info

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Japanese Colour Prints from Harunobu to Utamaro

By: Blunt, Wilfrid

Price: $18.95

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber:

Seller ID: 124121

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 24 pages with ten large, tipped-in color plates by Harunobu, Utamaro, Shunsho, Kiyonga, and Sharaku. 10"w x 12 1/4"h. Paperback re-bound by library in green cloth boards with wear around edges. Slight water damage to top of cover of original paper cover (pictured in photo). Introduction and notes by William Blunt. View more info

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What I Saw on My Summer Vacation in Oregon

By: Bulwinkle, Mark

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Bulwinkle Land Publishing Empire / Velick Gallery: 1985

Edition: 3rd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 143441

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect, as new. This printing limited to 500 copies. Red vinyl binding with illustration on cover and title on spine in black. 108 pages, corners sharp and binding tight and square. No tears, creases, bumps or chips, text is unmarked in any way and very clean and bright. No dust jacket as issued. Nice, large b&w woodblock print illustrations, elaborate and nutty, often depicting characters and animals with a focus on genitals and poop. Fun. Signed on dedication page. Edition listed at back. View more info

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Yentl the Yeshiva Boy

By: Isaac Bashevis Singer

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 145119

ISBN: 0374293473

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, as new, binding does not appear to have been read. Covers in light orange cloth with embossed art, black lettering at spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Illustrated with full page woodblock prints. Dust jacket shows the slightest signs of shelf wear only, no tears. Stated "First edition." View more info

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I. Kuprejanov [Kupreianov] Prints By

By: Kupreianov, Nikolai Nikalaevich [I. Kuprejanov]

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Leningrad :, Khudozhnik RSFSR: 1980

Seller ID: 131892

Condition: Near Fine


18 plates and a ten page pamphlet. Text in Cyrillic. In a beige cloth covered case with sunning and discoloration to spine, a small tear at bottom of spine, and penciled price on back. Small creases to edge of pamphlet. Prints are in Fine condition and are 26 cm x 29 cm. Number 63 of a limited edition of 500. Kupreianov was a Soviet graphic artist born in 1894, in the Polish People’s Republic; died July 29, 1933, in Moscow. "In 1910, Kupreianov studied in St. Petersburg with A. P. Ostroumova-Lebedeva and in the workshops of D. N. Kardovskii and K. S. Petrov-Vodkin. He was a membe... View more info

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A Flight of Butterflies

By: Laws, George; Sekka, Kanzaka

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, MOMA/ Thames and Hudson: 1979

Seller ID: 141985

ISBN: 0870992066

Condition: Near Fine


An accordion book with purple cloth cover in near fine condition. Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper. Good slipcase with blemishes from sticker removal and edge wear. This volume is a facsimile copy, printed on specially-made paper and bound in Japan, of a 1904 book called One Thousand Kinds of Butterflies. Woodblock illustrations by Kanzaka Sekka and modern calligraphy by George Laws. A beautiful book of butterfly prints in wonderful colors and patterns. Approx. 75 pages. View more info

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Flight of Butterflies, A

By: Laws, George; Sekka, Kanzaka

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N Y, MOMA/ Thames and Hudson: 1979

Seller ID: 130927

ISBN: 0870992066

Condition: Near Fine


An accordion book with purple cloth cover in near fine condition with slight ink marks on paper title label. Good slipcase with blemishes from sticker removal and edge wear. This volume is a facsimile copy, printed on specially-made paper and bound in Japan, of a 1904 book called One Thousand Kinds of Butterflies. Woodblock illustrations by Kanzaka Sekka and modern calligraphy by George Laws. A beautiful book of butterfly prints in wonderful colors and patterns. Approx. 75 pages. View more info

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The Silent Firefly: Japanese Songs of Love and Other Things

By: Sackheim, Eric (translator)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kodansha International: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 141263

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth spine and decorative paper covered boards show slight fading and edge wear. In card slipcase with woodblock print design. 4 5/8"w x 7 1/2"h. 203 pages. A collection of Japanese folk song lyrics (translated by Eric Sackheim) decorated with colored woodblock prints. Chapters are preceded by quotations from American blues songs. View more info

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Legacy of Japanese Printmaking / Le rayonnement de l'estampe Japonaise, The

By: Till, Barry

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Victoria, B.C., Art Gallery of Greater Victoria: 1986

Seller ID: 139707

ISBN: 0888850956

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Unpaginated. 6"w x 9"h. Text in English and French. Exhibition catalog. Includes eight full-colour plates and over one hundred black and white plates. Fold-out historical chart of early Japanese printmakers at rear of book. View more info

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Tepotzotlan: Art and Color in Mexico Volume I

By: Von Wuthenau, Alexander; Hathaway, E.W. (translator)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mexico, Von Stetten Fotocolor: 1941

Seller ID: 124903

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Bound by library in blue buckram cloth. Interior pages clean and unmarked. Worn and frayed spine and corners of cover. Six large color gravures tipped-in; three small half-tones; woodblock prints. Text in English. View more info