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Lovely Woodblock Printed Book of Birds and Animals

by Kono Bairei with English contents page

Lovely Woodblock Printed Book of Birds and Animals by Kono Bairei with English contents page

Lovely Woodblock Printed Book of Birds and Animals by Kono Bairei with English contents page

Classic work by Kono Bairei (1844-95) with a nice selection of birds, fish and animals. The book was clearly marketed to also attract non-Japanese people with the English contents page. The title in Japanese is, 'Inaka no Tsuki'. Volume 1 (only) of 3 books.

 

Kyoto. Tanaka Jiei. 1889.

 

56pp. 25.3 x 16.2cm.

 

In very good condition. Minor wear to covers. Internally very good. Final colophon page has some neat Japanese writing on it. nb32110024

Lovely Woodblock Printed Book of Birds and Animals

Price: ¥55,000




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