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Lot 0224
Author: Shiraishi, Fumio, editor
Title: Kabuki Explanation and Stories, Series 1, 2, and 3. 3 vols.
Place Published: Kyoto
Publisher:Kyoto Hanga
Date Published: 1954-55

Stories by Gekko Ohashi. Three volumes of 17 (or 18) loose color woodblock prints by Shinagawa in portfolios, each with printed stories in wrappers laid-in. Prints are 28½x23cm (11¼x9") and highlighted in gold and silver; most with rice-paper tissue guards. Portfolios are 30½x24cm (12x9½"), patterned boards, printed cover labels, string ties.

Three lush sets of prints depicting Kabuki plays, with explanatory text by various Japanese authors, in English.


Lacking one plate; occasional foxing, otherwise very good.

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Color Woodblock Prints by Shinagawa

Estimate $300 - $500Jun 28, 2018