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Japanese Colour-Prints lent by R. Leicester Harmsworth, November 1913 to March 1914, Illustrated

Title   Japanese Colour-Prints lent by R. Leicester Harmsworth, November 1913 to March 1914, Illustrated

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   Very Good Minus

Type   Association Copy

Edition   First Edition

Size   8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Publisher   London, England Victoria and Albert Museum 1913

Seller ID   007053

Printed for an exhibition of November 1913 to March 1914. 9.5 x 6 inches. Light blue wrappers with black-stamped lettering. Wrapper partly perished along the spine, with a piece of tape affixed at the spine tail. With 44 numbered pages of text itemizing 354 items followed by 23 B&W plates, being reproductions of Japanese woodblock prints. Name of a previous owner, Judson D. Metzgar, in neat ink hand at top of title page. Else generally a clean copy. A Very Good Minus copy. Judson D. Metzgar, [1870-1958], in addition to being a collector of ukiyo-e, was also author of Adventures in Japanese Prints (Grabhorn Press, ca. 1940) and similar works. At least two catalogue are known to exist [1916 and 1919] for the public sale of part of Metzgar’s collection at the American Art Association in New York.

Price = 20.00 USD


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