Mukomachi, Japan: Bijutsu Shuppansha, (1953). 4to. First edition, #202 of 300 copies. 104 pages, with 40 woodblock prints (most in color) and 47 tipped-in specimens of hand-made paper, including Kozo, Mitsumata, Inden (with Japanese laquer design -- Urushi), Somegami, Montengujo, and Gasenshi. Very good in traditional Japanese paperwraps, string binding. Housed in publisher's original textured paper-covered portfolio case (slightly edgeworn, some splitting at folds) with string ties, red paper label. Case has a color woodblock print on the interior showing a printing press. Item #55265

Price: $1,250.00

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