Facing East [Lavish edition of Levine's ukiyo-e inspired drawings.]

By: Michener, James A. & Jack Levine

Price: $300.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


Illustrated by James Levine in the margins and then with 4 original color lithographs and a woodcut on Japanese vellum as well as reproduction of Levine's sketchbook with 54 full color plates with tissue guards, loose and laid in as issued housed together in a satin clamshell box.


Large portfolio of woven beige moire that fastens with a black Madras goatskin belt and loop closing and is gilt stamped on the spine and encloses two inner portfolios, the first of beige moire belted with black Madras leather containing loose sheets of the text by Michener and nine original woodcuts by Levine printed on Arches paper and one hors texte original woodcut printed on Japon Kawanaka paper and four original color lithographs printed on Rives paper.

The 54 watercolors, gouaches and drawings in the sketchbook were printed in Paris, and hand-colored by pochoir processes on Ingres paper, from 2 to 40 colors were hand-brushed on each.


Limited Edition; No. 2124 of 2500 sets, Signed by both the Artist and Author at the Limitation and Inside the Top of the Box. No Flaws, Gift Quality.

Title: Facing East [Lavish edition of Levine's ukiyo-e inspired drawings.]

Author Name: Michener, James A. & Jack Levine

Illustrator: Jack Levine

Categories: ART; DESIGN & DECORATIVE ART, MODERN LITERATURE - Fiction,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: New York, Maecenas Press / Random House: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author and Artist

Seller ID: 012312

Keywords: Art, American--Japanese influences. Japan--Pictorial works. Form/Genre: Lithographs--New York--1970. Woodcuts--France--Paris--1970. Pochoir prints--France--Paris--1970; Signed bOOK,