Wehye, 1939, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Unstated
HAROLD HENDERSON and LOUIS V. LEDOUX. The Surviving Works of Sharaku, New York: E. Weyhe, 1939. Quarto, accompanied and exhibition, pp. 337, 1 (note), orange cloth boards with paper label on spine, print mounted on front, halftone plates. A mystery of ukiyo-e art, Toshusai Sharaku emerged as a kabuki caracturist in 1794 and disappeared less than a year later, leaving a lot of unsellable prints that eventually commanded high prices. Condition of this book: Jacket stained and missing a few small pieces but overall sound. Book near fine, lightly soiled at edges. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Art & Design; Japan; 18th century; Reference. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54591.