Traditional Occupations - Large Woodblock Printed Pair of Books Matching pair. Artwork by Tachibana Minko.
'Iroe Shokunin Burui'
[Different Types of Occupations Illustrated in Colour]
Tokyo. Compiled by Kubota Beisan. 1916.
Large format. 30.3 x 21.1cm
Vol. 1 - 44pp (incl. 30pp of colour woodblock printed illustrations)
Vol. 2 - 34pp (incl. 26pp of colour woodblock printed illustrations)
Includes the following occupations:
Tatami maker, fan maker, koto maker, Noh mask carver, brush maker, playing card maker, parasol mker, needle maker, inkstone maker, mirror maker, swordsmith, armour maker, braided rope maker, weaver, paper maker, carver, basket weaver etc.
In very good condition. Some wear to front and rear covers. Internally very good.