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In the Beginning [Kaldewey 7].

New York: Kaldewey Press, 1984. Limited Edition. Hinged Metal Binding. The book illustrates the process of the creation of language. The last page includes the first sentence of the earliest known work of Japanese literature. Found in a handful of special collections and believed to be the first brought to market in a decade. Near Fine in Fine Slipcase. Item #7629 Tight, bright, and unmarred. 12 metal sheets, 9 sheets with Japanese character printed in red (silkscreen print) with the English equivalent in cut-out letters beneath, 1p letterpress, original brushwork on Japanese paper mounted on metal; grey paper archival box, silkscreened labels. 4to. np. Illus. Numbered limited edition of 35 copies. Signed by the artist.
Price: $7,500.00     Item #7629
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