1942. Item #82852
(LEDOUX COLLLECTION). JAPANESE PRINTS OF THE LEDOUX COLLECTION. In five volumes. Vols. I & II: New York, privately printed, 1942-44. Vol. III: New York, E. Weyhe, 1948. Vols. IV & V: Princeton University Press, 1950-51. Vols. II & III are 1/400, the remaining vols. 1/1000 copies. 5 vols., folio, cloth-backed patterned paper boards, paper labels. Vol. I (Primitives), 20 color & 30 halftone plates; Vol. II (Harunobu and Shunsho), 8 color & 44 halftone plates; Vol. III (Buncho to Utamaro), 20 color & 39 halftone plates; Vol. IV (Sharaku to Toyokuni), 16 color & 45 halftone plates; Vol. V (Hokusai and Hiroshige), 8 color & 44 halftone plates. Condition of all vols. is very good with light soiling at the boards and cloth, slight edgewear, tape marks to the inner boards here and there, slight sunning at the spine.