Hiroshige: Sugawara Denju Tenerai Kagami [9 Prints. Calligraphy as Taught by the Chancellor Sugawara]; Shokoku Meisho [9 Prints. Sights of the Provinces]; Kacho-e [3 Prints. Birds and Flowers] A Limited Edition of 250 Sets Issued from Unpublished Drawings.

HIROSHIGE & HILLIER, Jack & SAWERS, Robert Hiroshige (illustrator)

Add 
to Cart
Price: $2,250.00


TermsAsk a Question

Place Published: London
Publisher: Robert Sawers
Date Published: 1970

Description: 1 page of introductory text by Jack Hillier, followed by the collection of 21 finely printed plates, each mounted with wheat paste and matted within an individual paper folder. The folders measure 9.5 x 13 inches, and the prints are approximately 4.5 x 9.5 inches. 4to, plates loose as issued in blue cloth portfolio with bone closures. London: Robert G. Sawers, [circa 1970]. First and only edition -- number 15 of 250. A very fine, unread copy, as new in the original cardboard mailing box. Scarce.

Comments: Intended for Edo era release, these sketches were never published until Robert Sawers produced this rather lavish collection in the early 1970s. Strictly limited to 250 sets, each print is numbered in pencil on rear of woodblock and rear of folder.

Edition: Limited
Binding: hardcover
Condition: fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 224245


More ART: webrss
More JAPAN: webrss
More WOODCUT: webrss
More GRAPHIC ART: webrss
More LIMITED: webrss
More 997-D: webrss

By This Publisher: Robert Sawers
ABAA ILAB
Topic Notification
Receive e-mail notification of new arrivals in your topics of interest.


Got it today. That is an awesome package job you didů wow! Much appreciated. - Dave
Argosy Book Store on Facebook
Argosy Book Store on Instagram
Site by Bibliopolis