Shuko Monyo - Japanese Woodblock Printed Design Book by Kawarazaki Kodo
[Japan] Lovely, large folding book (orihon) containing 82 woodblock printed designs in various styles and colours. This is volume one only (of five volumes). Published just at the beginning of WWII.
Kyoto. Unsodo. 1939.
24pp. 30.6 x 21.8cm.
In very good condition. Some minor staining to cover. Old collection label of 'Sanariya Co.' on front cover and two red seals neatly stamped on first and last page. Minor transfer of illustrations to facing pages. Otherwise very good. b33070986