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Book cover for Yasuhiro Ishimoto, 1975, the World of Isamu Kenmochi. Volumes 1-5, (Np, 1975)
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, May 15, 2008, #2146, Lot 101)
Together, 5 volumes. Illustrated with reproductions of drawings and photographs by Ishimoto relating to the design work of Kenmochi. Large 4to (one) and 8vos (four), each a different brightly-colored stamped cloth; housed in a unique patterned cloth box with two octagonal copper design elements on the cover and compartments for each volume; with the original shipping box and printed title label. special edition, one of 1000 copies.