Sunday, August 15, 2021 at 10:00 am CST
LOT #5

George Nakashima Ephemera Assortment

(17) items including (4) checks made out to George Nakashima and (1) to the Railway Express Agency, all from 1958; a carbon copy of a letter to George Nakashima’s office having an attached response signed “Gail Muller”; (6) carbon copies of letters to Mr. Nakashima dated 1956-1961; a 1962 fully illustrated catalog designed by Quentin Fiore featuring fine Japanese papers and hand-sewn binding; price lists from September 1, 1958, September 1966 and June 1969; and a 6-sheet foldout “Notes on the Care of Furniture” dated May 1955

Estimate: $400 - $600

Hammer Price: $500

Property From: a Crystal Lake, Illinois collector

Dimensions: Height: 11 1/8 inches, Width: 8 5/8 inches, Depth: 1/4 inches (catalog)

Condition: Very Good to Good, catalog signed to inside cover by the previous owner, architect Paul Arthur, Jr.; 1966 and 1968 price lists and fold-out sheet each also signed and inscribed by Mr. Arthur; toning overall; fading to cover of catalog; chipping to edges; separation of rice paper cover at spine of catalog; stains to 1958 price list; tears to edges of same; creases to corners of carbon copies; overall light wear consistent with normal use

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Sales Tax: Illinois (8.000%), Kansas (6.500%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (6.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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