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Four untitled woodblock prints from Sekka's Ashide-e
Elegant ashide-e by Kamisaka Sekka, Shōwa 19 (1944).
US$350.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Itazura Burinkī (Naughty Blinky), Ōkikunatta Burinkī (Blinky Grows Up), Burinkī to Nattsī (Blinky and Nutsy)
Japanese translations of Dorothy Wall's classic Australian Blinky Bill series, Shōwa 48-59 (1973-1984).
US$120.00
▶ Translations of Western Texts
Manji (Quicksand)
A lesbian romance written with a stream-of-consciousness technique inspired by Joyce's writings, Shōwa 6 (1931).
US$850.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Seihō Ippinshū (A Collection of Masterpieces by Seihō)
Stunning large-format designs by Takeuchi Seihō, Shōwa 12 (1937).
US$6,000.00
▶ Modern Art and Design Books
Timetable: Royal Netherlands-Indian Airways, K.N.I.L.M.
Beautifully designed booklet advertising Royal Dutch Indies Airways flights in Indonesia, 1933.
US$180.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Nanakorobi Yaoki Kaiun Sugoroku (The Vicissitudes of Life: Game-Sheet of Fortune and Success
A bright, unused sugoroku, ca. late 20th century?
US$60.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Yukihisa Isobe Exhibition
A "cat flap" catalogue of works by Yukihisa Isobe, 1964.
US$380.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Collection of hand-painted patterns
Over 100 hand-painted fabric designs , ca. early Shōwa period (1930s)?
US$1,730.00
▶ Paintings & Scrolls
An album of match labels
Over 400 match labels from the early Shōwa period, ca. Shōwa 2-10 (1927-35).
US$1,360.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Emigration at first sight: a play in one act
A lighthearted play set in Scotland, 1930.
US$60.00
▶ Western Books
Untitled sanjūrokkasen album
A high-quality reproduction of a Sanjūrokkasen album, ca. early to mid-Shōwa period (1930-50s)?
US$380.00
▶ Classic Illustrated Books
Takanawa Ushimachi oborozuki no kei (Hazy moonlight at Ushimachi, Takanawa)
A steam train passing through Ushimachi, by Kiyochika, ca. early to mid-twentieth century?
US$160.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Kudanzaka Satsuki no yoru (A night in May at Kudanzaka Hill)
Kudanzaka at night, by Kiyochika, ca. early to mid-twentieth century?
US$160.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Kaiunbashi Daiichi Ginkō (Kaiunbashi Bridge and the First National Bank)
A snowy scene of Kaiunbashi Bridge and the First National Bank, by Kiyochika, ca. early to mid-twentieth century?
US$180.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Carton
Examples of exemplary designs, for school use, preface dated 1926.
US$380.00
▶ Modern Art and Design Books
Rinhyō nishiki-shū (Collection of brocade matchbox labels)
Over 1,300 matchbox labels, mostly woodblock-printed, ca. early Shōwa period (1930s).
US$2,180.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Shārokku Hōmuzu no omoide, Shārokku Hōmuzu: saigo no aisatsu, (and) Shārokku Hōmuzu no eichi
Sherlock Holmes mysteries, Shōwa 36 (1961).
US$125.00
▶ Translations of Western Texts
Pītā Pan (Peter Pan)
An early translation of Peter Pan, Shōwa 4 (1929).
US$75.00
▶ Translations of Western Texts
Sasei haiga (Poems and illustrations by Sasei)
A playful set of haiga illustrations by Uzuki Sasei, 1940.
US$230.00
▶ Modern Art and Design Books
Bookman
A Japanese magazine for bibliophiles, Shōwa 3 [1928].
US$50.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Erokan jidai no uta: Nikkatsu eiga shudaika (Song for the age of erotic senses: theme of the Nikkatsu film)
An Ero-guro-nansensu era score featuring a 'modern girl' and abstract graphics, 1930
US$1,285.00
▶ Modern Art and Design Books
Yo no shirabe (Night melody)
A stunning harmonica score for Charles-François Gounod's 'Sérénade' with lyrics by Victor Hugo, 1931
US$385.00
▶ Modern Art and Design Books
Chiyo-shibori (Decorative tie-dyeing (patterns))
Samples for creative tie-dye patterns, woodblock-printed, Seisen 5 (1941).
US$485.00
▶ Modern Art and Design Books
Hōmā Monogatari (Tales from Homer)
A Translation of the Iliad and Odyssey, Shōwa 4 [1929].
US$85.00
▶ Translations of Western Texts
An obi featuring ornate book wrappers
From the Shōwa period, ca. Shōwa period (20th century).
US$490.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
A Charming Obi Decorated with Miniature Books
A Playful Obi, ca. Shōwa period (20th century).
US$570.00
▶ Others
A Scrapbook of Washi and Fabrics, by Uemura Rokurō
Untitled Album of the Activities of the Washi Research Institute, ca. 1950s.
US$950.00
▶ Photo Books
A postcard featuring Izumiya Ichibei's bookstore
From Tōkaidō meisho zue, 1930-50s.
US$110.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Shochiku Films Scenario: Farewell to Spring
A Booklet on Japan's First 'LGBTQI+ Film', 1959
US$285.00
▶ Photo Books
Hobby Cocktails
An Early Japanese Cocktail Book, 1933
US$1,525.00
▶ Japanese Literature
Asahi Caramel
Four Colourful Asahi Caramel Posters, ca. 1930-50s?
US$105.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Two-Page Letter in Morse Code
A Letter in Morse Code, ca. 1936?
US$205.00
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Wallpapers for Three Generations, Made in Canada
A Japanese Catalogue of Canadian Wallpapers, 1926
US$315.00
▶ Modern Art and Design Books
Monyō-sen: moyō zushiki (Selected designs: pattern-illustrations)
Circular motifs by the great masters, Shōwa 5 (1930).
US$800.00
▶ Modern Art and Design Books
Furanku Roido Raito Sakuhinshū: 1 (First Collection of Frank Lloyd Wright's Works)
Photographic illustrations of Frank Lloyd Wright's works, published in Japan, Taishō 15 (1926).
SOLD
▶ Translations of Western Texts
Edo meibutsu: nishikie kōsaku (The cultivation of brocade prints, a famous product of Edo)
An ukiyo-e of an ukiyo-e workshop run by female artisans, ca. early to mid Shōwa period (1930-60s)?
SOLD
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Hanging scroll by Tsuda Seifū
A self-portrait by Tsuda Seifū, Shōwa 47 (1972).
SOLD
▶ Paintings & Scrolls
Shūshū (Collection)
Lively designs for small envelopes, Shōwa 5 (1930).
SOLD
▶ Modern Art and Design Books
Yukihisa Isobe Exhibition
A cat flap catalogue of works by Yukihisa Isobe, 1964.
SOLD
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Giga hichō (Secret notebook of caricatures)
A hand-drawn album of political caricatures, Shōwa 7 (1932).
SOLD
▶ Modern Art and Design Books
A Full Set of Suntory's Foreign Liquor Heaven
Yoshū Mame Tengoku, 1967-70
SOLD
▶ Others
Photographic records of eclipse expeditions to Hokkaido
An untitled collection of photographs, 1936.
SOLD
▶ Prints and Ephemera
The first cocktail book printed in Japan
Cocktails: methods of mixing liquor, Shōwa 4 (1929).
SOLD
▶ Japanese Literature
Gōshū Jinmei Jiten
On Famous Australian Figures, Shōwa 19 [1944]
SOLD
▶ Australia & New Zealand
Two Nippon Yūsen Kabushiki Gaisha Menus from 1928
Two Beautifully Woodblock-Printed Japanese Cruise Ship Menus , 1928
SOLD
▶ Prints and Ephemera
Bunmei wo Warau Kaiga no Shizenji: Shidonii Nōran ; Sidney Nolan
The Catalogue of a Sidney Nolan Exhibition in Tokyo, 1973
SOLD
▶ Photo Books

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