1982. Item #90475
Sekine Toshio 関根寿雄 . Ex Libris 1982 Sekine Toshio Shohyōshū Ex Libris 1982 関根寿雄 書票集 1982. Self-published. Tokyo. 19 x 13.5cm book with printed title slip laid down. Number 5 of a limited edition of 70 copies; it appears to be an artist’s proof. 9 original polychrome woodblock bookplates tipped in. The bookplates range in size from approx 9 x 6cm to 5.5 x 4.5cm. A collection of 9 original woodblock bookplates by Sekine Toshio 関根寿雄. The book owner’s name is in Japanese text, some with additional English text. Colorful designs, one with metallic pigment, varying in subject from Egyptian to floral motifs. Book was handmade by the artist and each ex libris is signed. Excellent printing. Very fine condition.