Title Modern Japanese Prints: Wood-Block Prints By Ten Artists, a Retrospective View of Five Years Work
Book Condition Near Fine
Edition First Edition
Size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
Publisher Toledo, OH The Toledo Museum of Art 1936
Illustrator Hakuho, Hasui, Kiyoshi, Kotondo, Shinsui, Shiro, Shosun, Shunsen, Yoshida, Yoshimitsu
Seller ID 007039
Catalog for an exhibition of January 1936. 10 x 6.75 inches. Light brown wrappers, spiral-bound (plastic, not wire), with dark brown-stamped lettering and an embossed image in shades of brown. Wrappers slightly age-darkened but quite clean. With unnumbered pages and containing a preface, a biography of each artist along with a reproduction of a print by each artist, text itemizing 289 lots, and several pages of B&W plates, being reproductions of Japanese woodblock prints. An exceptionally clean copy. A Near Fine copy. The artists featured are: Hakuho, Hasui, Kiyoshi, Kotondo, Shinsui, Shiro, Shosun, Shunsen, Yoshida, and Yoshimitsu. From the private library of Herbert McLean Evans. Evans [1882-1971] was a highly regarded U.S. anatomist and embryologist. He was an ardent collector of rare books and of Japanese ukiyo-e prints.