FOUJITA, TSUGUHARU. 1886-1968. JOSEPH, MICHAEL. A Book of Cats. New York: Covici Friede, 1930.
Lot 103
FOUJITA, TSUGUHARU. 1886-1968.
JOSEPH, MICHAEL.
A Book of Cats. New York: Covici Friede, 1930.
Sold for US$ 77,500 inc. premium
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FOUJITA, TSUGUHARU. 1886-1968.
JOSEPH, MICHAEL. A Book of Cats. New York: Covici Friede, 1930.
4to. Illustrated with 20 full-page etched plates, plus an additional suite of 20 loose etched plates on Japanese vellum. Original salmon-colored cloth stamped in silver, fragments of original envelope housing additional plates. Slight even toning to most loose plates, a few very faint wrinkles, touch of wear to cloth; still, an excellent copy overall.

LIMITED EDITION, WITH THE ADDITIONAL SUITE OF PLATES, INCLUDING ONE PLATE SIGNED BY FOUJITA. No 333 of 500 copies, also signed by Foujita on the limitation page. The signed loose etching in the present copy is Semiramis.
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