May 31, 2009

Subterranean Adventures in South America

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May 29, 2009

Michael Ajvaz, The Other City

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May 25, 2009

Harry Clarke, Illustrations for E. A. Poe

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May 20, 2009

E. McKnight Kauffer Flickr Group

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May 14, 2009

Lumps of Life are Droning

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May 13, 2009

The Story of a Silkworm

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May 12, 2009

Water Acrobats

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May 11, 2009

Vintage Indian Pulp Book of the Month Club

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Takeo Takei, Children's Days in Japan, 1936 pamphlet

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May 6, 2009

May 3, 2009

Poets Ranked by Beard Weight

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May 1, 2009

Mystery Zone

Kihachiro Shimozawa (1901-84), Daisetsu Mountain, 1938
Kihachiro Shimozawa (1901-84), Daisetsu Mountain, 1938

Hamaguchi Yozo, Rooftops of Paris, 1956, color mezzotint
Hamaguchi Yozo, Rooftops of Paris, 1956

Kano Mitsuo, Soldered Blue, 1965
Kano Mitsuo, Soldered Blue, 1965

Kawase Hasui (1883-1957), Shinkawa at night
Kawase Hasui (1883 -1957), Shinkawa at night

Kawase Hasui (1883 -1957), 1919, Tsuta Spa, Mutsu
Kawase Hasui (1883 -1957), 1919, Tsuta Spa, Mutsu

Ohara Koson   (1877-1945), 1910s,  Two Gallinules in shallow water between reeds.
Ohara Koson (1877-1945), 1910s, Two Gallinules in shallow water between reeds

Toshi Yoshida (1911-1995), Mystery Zone, 1968
Toshi Yoshida (1911-1995), Mystery Zone, 1968

Suzuki Shonen (1849-1918), Woodblock printed New Year's postcard of a Phoenix, Late Meiji era
Suzuki Shonen (1849-1918), Woodblock printed New Year's postcard of a Phoenix, Late Meiji era

Chuichi Oiwa, 1939, Shizaki Kaigan (Aichi)
Chuichi Oiwa, Shizaki Kaigan (Aichi), 1939

A quick post of "leftovers" to follow up on Mad Man and Friends.

Very recommended purchase: Made in Japan: The Postwar Creative Print Movement.


Mad Man and Friends

Hamada Chimei, Mad Man, 1962
Hamada Chimei, Mad Man, 1962

Tsuguharu (Leonard) Foujita   (1886 - 1968), girl with braid, 1929
Tsuguharu (Leonard) Foujita, girl with braid, 1929

Oda Mayumi, Wind Goddess, 1970
Oda Mayumi, Wind Goddess, 1970

Hamada Chimei, Elegy for a New Conscipt, Sentinel, 1954
Hamada Chimei, Elegy for a New Conscipt, Sentinel, 1954

Hamada Chimei, Suspicion, 1957
Hamada Chimei, Suspicion, 1957

Hamada Chimei, 1974, Irritating A
Hamada Chimei, 1975, Irritating A

Hamada Chimei, 1975, Irritating B
Hamada Chimei, 1975, Irritating B

Hamada Chimei, 1962, Shadow
Hamada Chimei, 1962, Shadow

Yoshiro Nagase   (1891 - 1978), Remark of Shangai, 1929
Yoshiro Nagase (1891 - 1978), Remark of Shangai, 1929

Kobayashi Kaichi. Woodblock printed postcard of a nun. Showa Era
Kobayashi Kaichi, Woodblock printed postcard of a nun, Showa Era

Kiyokichi Tanaka Title- Meloncholy, 1915, crop
Kiyokichi Tanaka, Meloncholy (sic?), 1915

Useno Shinohara, Frog, 1970
Useno Shinohara, Frog, 1970

Very recommended purchase: Made in Japan: The Postwar Creative Print Movement.