Surimono: Prints by Elbow: Polster, Edythe; Alfred H. Marks Surimono: Prints by Elbow: Polster, Edythe; Alfred H. Marks Surimono: Prints by Elbow: Polster, Edythe; Alfred H. Marks

Surimono: Prints by Elbow

Polster, Edythe; Alfred H. Marks

Published by Lovejoy Press, Washington DC, 1980
Condition: vg Hardcover
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Elephant Folio. 494pp. A/P for edition of 1050. Blank tan cloth over boards. "The sumptuous prints illustrated in this book are in one sense byproducts of the traditional Japanese gift system." The prints reproduced in this volume represent a form of gift-giving in Japan combining prints, commissioned for this purpose, with poetry and, in the mid 18th Century, leading directly, through the work of Suzuki Harunobu, to Japanese full-colour woodcuts as we know it. The prints in this volume are mostly from a later period of the roughly 200 year period reaching the peak of perfection of woodblock printing, here reproduced on Curtis Tweedweave White/Text 80. Contains bibliography, glossary, and signatures. Binding rubbed with minuscule soiling with a light though bold red line drawn onto cover. End papers with light foxing at hinges. Binding in good+, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 34633

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Title: Surimono: Prints by Elbow

Publisher: Lovejoy Press, Washington DC

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: Limited edition.

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