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BARNETT, P. Neville

Proof sheets for : Souvenir of glimpses at Ukiyo-ye and Nishiki-ye : brocade prints of Japan (second printing)

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Sydney : Privately published, 1942 (revised edition, February 1943). Edition limited to 30 copies, the first printing of 1942 was of 50 copies.  Proof sheets for the Souvenir, without wrappers or title page, and without the tipped-in prints and photographs, although inserted at the rear are three prints after Japanese woodblocks, one inscribed by Barnett Hiroshige.

The second printing of the Souvenir was printed in an edition of 30 copies and is rare. These are proof sheets which include the essay by Barnett about the publication history of Glimpses at Ukiyo-ye and Nishiki-ye, which were printed in very small editions of 15 and 11 copies each.