Illustrated Book of Silkworm and Silk Production art by Katsukawa Shunsho & Kitao Shigemasa
[Japan] Lovely Taisho era edition of this wonderful work that was first published in the 1790s. Contains 12 colour woodblock prints showing sericulture and the silk making process. The Japanese title is, 'Ehon Takara no Itosuji'.
No publishing info. ND (c1917).
12pp. 30.3 x 21.2cm.
In very good condition. Covers with minor wear and some stray marks/soiling. Final page and rear cover with an old faint stain. Internally very good.