Manuscript of Samurai Armour by Tosuiko
Impressive manuscript filled with superbly drawn and coloured items of samurai armour. Rear page mentions the year 1628 and this copy was probably made in the mid to late Edo era. Titled 'Heiki no Maki 兵器の巻' (Book of Weaponry).
No place. Copied by Tosuiko (probably a pen name). ND (c.1800)
212pp. 23.6 x 17.3cm.
In very good condition. Covers with minor wear. Previous owner's stamps ('From the collection of Old Man Fujinomura' in Japanese 姓藤野村氏親仁蔵書記). Darkening to first couple pf pages. Otherwise very good with no worming.