signed first edition
by Kubo Sadajiro, Stanley William Hayter, Gaston Petit.
Foreword by Kubo Sadajiro. Preface by Stanley William Hayter, introductory text by Gaston Petit. Tokyo, New York, & San Francisco: Kodansha International Ltd., (1973). Limited numbered edition in 300 copies, that includes: A portfolio of five signed original prints by: Fukita Fumiaki, Funasaka Yoshisuke, Kurosaki Akira, Tamura Fumio, and Yushida Hodaka. Each print is signed and numbered in pencil guarded in a folder with the name of the artist and the technical details of the printmaking, protected by tissue paper. The five folders with the 5 prints are all secured a black stiff-paper portfolio, with the justification number printed on the front. Two volumes: Volume 1 in green cloth and volume 2 in purple cloth, with decoration blind - stamped to the front cover. profusely illustrated with plates in color and black & white, and a brief biography and an analysis of style for the artists included in the book: Amano Kazumi, Amano Kunihiro, Ay-o, Azechi Umetaro, Fukazawa Shiro, Funai Yutaka, Hagiwara Hideo, Hara Takeshi, Hoshi Joichi, Ikeda Masuo, Iwammi Reika, Izumi Shigeru, Kidokoro Sho, Kimura Kosuke, Kimura Risaburo, Kinoshita Tomio, Matsumoto Akira, Miyashita Tokio, Mizufune Rokushu, Mori Yoshitoshi, Murai Macanari, Noda Tetsuya, Onasato Toshinobu, Ouchi Makoto, Saito Kiyoshi, Sasajima Kihei, Sekino Jun'ichiro, Takagi Shiro, Takahashi Rikio, Takamatsu Jiro, Yayanagi Tsuyoshi, Yoshida Chizuko.
(Inventory #: 5186)