Woodblock Printed Album by Yamamoto Shoun Lovely work showing Japanese children playing
[Japan] Very nice accordion-style bound (orihon) folding book with 12 wonderful woodblock prints of Japanese children engaging in various play activities. Each print is titled and stamped 'Shoun'. At the lower left of each print is the publisher's name, Matsuki Heikichi, address, and date (Meiji 40 ) in Japanese. Also, 'Sold by Daikokuya. H. Matsuki. No.2 Yoshikawa-cho, Ryogoku, Tokyo, Japan.' is written in English under each on the left.
Tokyo. Heikichi Matsuki (Daikokuya). 1907.
12 prints (6 on each side). 24.2 x 17.8cm.
In very good condition. Decorative covers a little worn. Internally very good with only very minor wear. b33040891