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Lot 157

Collection of Japanese Art Books

Estimate: $200 - $500

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$50 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
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$500,000 $50,000
$1,000,000 $100,000

17 books on Japanese art and culture, from the library of a Connecticut collector of ukiyo-e prints. Includes: Donald Keene, "Bunraku: The Art of Japanese Puppet Theatre"; Chiaki Yoshida, "Kabuki"; Fumie Adachi (tr.), "Japanese Design Motifs"; Clark Worswick & Peter Grilli, "Japan: Photographs, 1854 - 1905"; Dominique Buisson, "The Art of Japanese Paper"; Shigeo and Shizuko Suwa, "Japanese Paper Dolls"; Martha Sue Abston & Yoshiko Uchioke, "Sakura Dolls of Japan: Their Stories, Appreciation, and Creations"; "Arts of Japan" series books 1 through 5; Laurance P. Roberts, "A Dictionary of Japanese Artists"; Bradley Smith, "Japan: A History in Art"; Ann Yonemura, "Yokohama: Prints from 19th Century Japan"; Sadami Yamada, "Complete Sumi-e Techniques"; Shozo Sato, "The Art of Arranging Flowers: A Complete Guide to Japanese Ikebana". All books are in pretty nice condition. Keywords: book, library, research, art history, history, prints, ukiyoe, ukiyo e, theater, Tea Ceremony, Kyoto, Scrolls, Paintings, Utensils