Japanese Color Prints: The Important Collection of Mrs. Adolphe Borie of New York
New York: The Walpole Galleries, 1919. Softcover. G- (Heavily aged or soiled covers with some handwriting; pages are generally clear, though prices realized are written in ink at the entries.). Tan paper wraps, French flaps, 40 pp., BW illus. On cover: Japanese Color Prints: The Collection of Mrs. Adolphe Borie of New York. Issued in conjunction with a 1919 auction of 290 lots collected by Mrs. Adolphe Borie. The subtitle describes the offerings thusly: Complete sets in the First States of the Rare Hiroshige Series of the Kisokaido, the Tokaido and the Marusei Tokaido; Kitao Masanobu's "Shin Bijin Awase Jijitsu Kagami" or "Beautiful Yoshiwara Girls Written Down as in a Mirror"; Eleven of Utamaro's "Silkworm Series", in the First Issue; Three Utamaro Prints from the De Goncourt Sale, Paris in 1898; Girls in the Rain by Harunobu; and other Hashiraye by Koriusai, Kiyonaga, etc. Prints by Yeishi, Toyokuni I. Kuniyoski Landscape, Yeizan, Blue Prints by Kaisei Yeisen, and Hokusai's "Hundred Views of Fuji" in the First Edition dated 1834. Lacquer Print by the Elder Masanobu; Hosoye by Buncho, Kiyomitsu and Toyonobu. Includes a fair amount of BW illustrations of some of the lots.
(Inventory #: 153695)
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