Hiratsuka Un'ichi Print Collection

Tokyo: Kodansha, 1978. Very Good +. Item #28928

Tokyo: Kodansha, 1978. First Edition. Signed by Hiratsuka at front free endpaper. Folio. 202 pp. 236 plates; first three fold-outs; some color; complete. With single sheet reproduction of a Hiratsuka print in publisher's folder; colophon inserted. Text in Japanese with list of plates in Japanese and English. Publisher's white cloth stamped in red and silver; tan endpapers. With publisher's black slipcase stamped in silver and housed in publisher's cardboard clamshell with paper label to front.

Boards show very light shelfwear and spine very mildly toned. Binding sound. Interior unmarked. Slipcase with some minor scuffing, else sound and stable. Cardboard clamshell edgeworn and bumped; chipping and rubbing to side panel paper label; else structurally sound. A Very Good or better copy of a scarce item from the sōsaku hanga artist with few in retail and three holdings in OCLC.

Price: $1,500.00