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Serizawa, Keisuke (1895-1984)

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2526B
Lot:
609
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2526B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 14, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

Serizawa, Keisuke (1895-1984) Ehon Don Kihote (Don Quixote Picture Book), Muk├┤machi: Sunward Press, (1936), numbered in pencil 15 (of 25 copies), with katazome stencil illustrations, sewn binding with lacquered, printed paper covers by Suzuki Shigeo, with original cloth-covered folio case with ivory clasps, folio, (good, with minor surface cracking to covers, mainly around binding, folio case with age wear and splits to hinges).

Note: In 1956, the Japanese government named Keisuke Serizawa was a Living National Treasure for his katazome stencil dyeing technique.

Estimate $7,000-9,000

Keywords

Keisuke Serizawa, Don Kihote, Don Quixote Picture Book, Sunward Press, Suzuki, Treasure, Japanese government, Book, Book design, Folio, Graphic design, Japanese crafts, Printing, Stencil

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