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BOOKS: Takashima 1896 Japanese Life Color Plates, S. Takashima: Illustrations of Japanese Life. K. Ogawa, Tokyo, Kelly and Walsh, Yokohama, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. 1896. 10 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches. Hardcover, bound in Japanese style with cloth cover and mat incorporated to frame the front and back cover illustrations. Gilded page edges. 100 collotype plates with color.

Provenance: Estate of Huguette Clark

Notes/Literature: Huguette Marcelle Clark (1906-2011) was an heiress and philanthropist, who became well known again late in life as a recluse, living in a hospital for more than 20 years while her mansions remained empty. She was an accomplished artist and musician, having studied under famous portrait painter Tadeusz Styka, and her paintings were exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery, Washington in 1925

Condition

Good, some wear to corners of cover, few smudges on title page, be advised that all lots in this sale will exhibit some degree of wear due to age and/or handling

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BOOKS: Takashima 1896 Japanese Life Color Plates

Estimate $800 - $1,200Mar 15, 2018
Boonton, NJ, USA