1933. Item #90569
Nakagawa Yūtarō 中川雄太郎, et al, artists. Kaketa-Tsubo Vol 17 かけた壺 第17号 Block Cut Magazine No. 17. Nakagawa Yūtarō 中川雄太郎, et al, artists. Nakagawa Yūtarō 中川雄太郎, editor. Ryūnan Geijutsu Kenkyūkai, publisher. 昭和八十二月 Showa 8 December 1934 [i.e.1933]. Single volume 26.5 x 24cm bound as a periodical and opening western style. Color and black and white woodcuts ranging in size from approx 16 x 22.5cm to approx 10.5 x 8cm. 13 pages with an original woodblock print tipped in, in addition to 1 tipped in on the Table of Contents / Colophon page and 1 laid down on the rear wrapper. Front wrapper decorated with an original woodblock print by Maruyama Yoichi. This issue is from the personal library of artist and contributor 山田繁 Yamada Shigeru; a paper slip with his name in Japanese is laid down on the rear wrapper.
Monthly magazine by editor and artist Nakagawa Yūtarō 中川雄太郎 (1910 - 1975). Each woodblock is done by a different artist and identified, with the title of the work, in the Table of Contents. Contributors include Uchida Tatsuji 内田達次 (page 3), Urata Giichi 浦田儀一 (colophon page woodcut) and Nakagawa Yūtarō 中川雄太郎 (page 11) among others. In a 46 x 34cm purple fabric-covered folio with printed title in gold and housed in an approx 47 x 34.7cm cardboard wrap around box with printed title.
Water damage near spine inside the issue and small hole on the upper right of page 6, not affecting artwork. Damage to and staining of print on rear wrapper.