Nishimura Sozayemon Kyoto Promotional Booklet with 3 colour woodblock prints. Marked Not for Sale.
[Japan] Beautifully designed booklet published by the well-known Kyoto silk weaving and dying company. Nishimura won numerous awards at various expositions around the world. His embroideries were also highly prized. We had one of these booklets about 10 years ago but this is the first we have found since then. Stamped, 'Not for Sale' in Japanese on rear.
Kyoto. Printed by Osaka Kokubunsha. ND (c1892).
20pp+3 photographic illustrations+3 folding woodblock prints as issued. 18.5 x 12.8cm.
In very good condition. Covers a litle worn and darkened. Internally very good.