1981. Item #90970
Kanzaki Onjun 神埼温順, artist. Tōsei 濤聲 (涛声). Gohachi 吾八, publisher. Showa 56 August 15 . 30 x 30.5 handmade paper portfolio with clasps and centered title slip. Handmade Japanese book string-bound Japanese-style, fukuro-toji has brown covers, pink string, and a centered title in black. The rear cover has a small stenciled design in the center in black.  cho. The first cho has Japanese text brushed in ink, gives the date of August 15 of Showa 56  and is inscribed and signed by artist and printmaker Kanzaki Onjun 神埼温順 (1932 -). Done in 30 copies, this being “west” (nishi, 西), likely one of four personal, artist copies.
The title page hasTōsei 濤聲 (涛声) [Voice of the Waves or The Sound of the Waves] stenciled in dark blue with light blue on the edges. Striking katazome 型染 stenciled artwork, some full-page, in bold colors, with kana syllabary on the facing page in black. Intricate stenciled images, including fish, a full-page dragon, and Buddhist iconography.
Foxing throughout. Fading to cover the portfolio.