Fables Choisies De La Fontaine 2 vol. by Pierre Barboutau
Fables Choisies De La Fontaine
Matching pair of these beautiful books containing many superb colour woodblock printed diptychs.
Illustrated by well known Tokyo artists Kajita Hanko, Okakura Shosui, Kawanabe Kyosui (son of Kawanabe Kyosai), Kano Tomonobu, and Eda Sadahiko.
One of 200 pairs on Hosho paper.
Tokyo. S. Magata. 1894.
Each volume 50pp and each with 14 double page woodblock prints. 25.1 x 18.3cm.
In good condition. General age wear and a few tiny tears on edge of back cover. Corners slightly bumped.