Yone Nuguchi, 2 volumes, Kiyonaga and Harunobu, 1932
Published by Seibundo Publishing, Tokyo, 1932.
Written by Yone Nuguchi, poet and critic, Professor of english literature at Keio University.
Two beautiful volumes:
Kiyonga with 1 Oban Colour-print supplement, 10 heliochrome and 100 phototype plates. 143pp Japanese text and 23pp English text.
Harunobu with 1 Oban Colour-print supplement, 8 heliochrome and 94 phototype plates. 145pp Japanese text and 57pp English text.
Each volume approx 265mm high x 200mm wide x 30mm deep
Both volumes in very good condition. Endpapers are cracking and joints beginning to weaken, but text and plates are in near fine condition.
Outer covers are cloth with some signs of shelf wear, but a very nice pair overall.
The plates in each volume are particularly stunning with many fold-out sections.
Price is for both volumes together.