Matching Pair of Stunning Design Books by Furuya Korin Published by Unsodo of Kyoto
[Japan] Some of the most stunning Japanese designs produced in the Meiji Era by Furuya Korin (1875-1910) who described himself as a modern day Ogata Korin, hence the shared artist name. Each book contains 12 double-page woodblock prints with extra colour added by Korin. Sadly, Furuya Korin died at just 35 after collapsing in the middle of a street. Published while Korin was alive, his designs speak for themselves. Complete in two volumes.
[Kyoto]. Unsodo. 1907.
Each 28pp. Each 24.6 x 17.6cm.
Overall in very good condition. Covers are worn with minor loss at edges. Original title slips present. Labels on upper left of each cover. Rear paper covering on volume 2 no longer present. Some pages starting to separate at folded edge but none in danger of completely separating. Images themselves all very good. Old shop label inside rear cover of each volume.