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Title "Bear" ("Kuma")
Date 1955; margin-dated "First Edition" (pre-1960)
Series na
Publisher Unsodo ("gei watermark" lower left margin corner)
Seal, Carver/Printer Nagashima/Shinmi
Image Size 9 1/2 x 14 3/8
Impression Very Fine. Nice "bokashi" shading; baren "sujizuri" to snow; crisp "key-lines."
Condition Excellent. Strong colors. Slight age-toning.
Reference/Illus Grund #U-62
Comments Remarkably fresh copy. Only PRE-1960 first editions bear the "kanji-dating" seen lower left margin.
Item # Sold Out;
(JS-1428 Sold/BBB ;
JS-1427 Sold/RF)
Price $295