The Soshi Bushi - Japanese Soshis' Song Rare Large Format Crepe Paper Book by Jujiya & Co.
Scarce and one of the most beautiful crepe paper books not published by Hasegawa. Suzuki was a well known professor of music. Today, Jujiya still has a flute and harp salon in Ginza, Tokyo.
Words and Illustrations by Yonejiro Suzuki.
with Pianoforte Accompaniment.
Tokyo. Jujiya & Co. 1898.
22pp. 20.3 x 24.2cm.
In very good condition. Covers slightly faded and a bit creased at edges. Old 'Xmas 1904' inscription on front cover written vertically along with what looks like the name 'I B Hillier' or 'I Baillier'. Internally very good with only minor age wear.