The Ghost of Sharaku

By: Arthur Davison Ficke

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LIMITED EDITION of 250 copies printed at the Grabhorn Press, San Francisco, handset in Bauer Bodoni on mold-made paper. 4to. 291 x 213 mm. [10] pp. Printed in red and black inks, Foreword by Judson D. Metzcar, in this copy the foreword is taped in at the gutter, with ms. correction at line 3, and a typed revision taped at the top margin of the second page, and a ms. note, "Revision of Original printing, February 1952" in the top margin of the first page (presumably in the hand of Judson D. Metzcar), printer's notice in red; text following the Foreword is clean and un-marked. Yellow printed wrappers, titled in red ink, stitched; binding square and tight, shelf wear, soiling to covers. Good. This publication consists of a two-page Foreword by Judson D. Metzgar followed by the text of a play written in verse by Arthur Davison Ficke upon a visit to the exhibition of Sharaku Japanese prints at the New York Gallery of Modern Art in 1921. Reference: Dorothy and David Magee, Bibliography of the Grabhorn Press, 1940-1956, No. 507. Your order receives my personal attention.

Title: The Ghost of Sharaku

Author Name: Arthur Davison Ficke

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition, revised

Publisher: San Francisco, Grabhorn Press: 1951

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Used: Good

Jacket Condition: None

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: JC4P-129

Keywords: Arthur Davison Ficke, Judson D. Metzcar, The Ghost of Sharaku, Grabhorn Press