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Japanese Hand-Made Paper by Seikichiro Goto - Paperback - First Edition - 1953 - from Appledore Books, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Japanese Hand-Made Paper

by Seikichiro Goto

Condition: Near Fine


Mukomachi, Japan: Bijutsu shuppan-sha, 1953. Original wraps. Near Fine. #198 of only 300 copies issued of the 1953 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in its beige wrappers, with a small, light stain at the foot of the front free endpaper. Otherwise, near-pristine internally, with the 40 tipped-in woodblocks and the 47 (as stated) tipped-in specimens in beautiful, unblemished condition. Housed in a very solid, Near Fine example of the publisher's thick, printed chemise, with its original ribbon-ties completely intact. A lovely, lavish exmple of Japanese post-War bookmaking.



  • Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 13421
  • Title: Japanese Hand-Made Paper
  • Author: Seikichiro Goto
  • Format/binding: Original wraps
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Bijutsu shuppan-sha
  • Place: Mukomachi, Japan
  • Date published: 1953
  • Keywords: rare design, rare crafts, rare books on paper, rare paper-making, Japanese paper, rare Japanese papermaking books
  • Bookseller catalogs: Design;


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