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Twelve wood-block prints of Kitagawa Utamaro : illustrating the process of silk culture / with an introductory essay by Jack Hillier ; reproduced in facsimile from the originals in the collection of Edwin & Irma Grabhorn
Bib ID 6375153
Format BookBook [text, still images, volume]
Author
Kitagawa, Utamaro, 1753?-1806
 
Edition Facsimilie edition of 12 of the original wood-block prints. 
Printer San Francisco : The Grabhorn Press
Description San Francisco : The Book Club of California, 1965 
36 unnumbered pages, 12 leaves of plates : illustrations (wood-cuts) ; 39 cm 
Notes

"4̈50 copies of this edition have been printed at the Grabhorn Press of San Francisco in the year 1965 for The Book Club of California. The color blocks for the collotype illustrations were engraved by Irma Grabhorn." -- unnumbered page 2.

National Library of Australia copy: presented in a cardboard slipcase.

National Library of Australia's copy: spine title "Utamaro"

National Library of Australia's copy unnumbered.

Cited In

Heller & Magee. Bib. Grabhorn Press, 652

Subjects Kitagawa, Utamaro, - 1753?-1806.  |  Sericulture - Pictorial works.  |  Sericulture - Japan.  |  Silk - Manufacture - Japan.
Other authors/contributors Hillier, J. (Jack), 1912-1995  |  Grabhorn, Edwin E  |  Grabhorn-Engel, Irma  |  Book Club of California, publisher  |  Grabhorn Press, printer
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Utamaro's silkworm set

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