Namima no Nishiki - Brocades of the Waves Lovely coloured lithographs of various fish
[Japan] Large book with 12 pages of illustrations. The introduction mentions the fact that Japan is surrounded by a rich ocean, which gives Japan an endless supply of many kinds of seafood and that is important for the Japanese diet. Also that because the lithographic printing technique has improved a lot, it means that more detailed images of fish can be made. The preface is dated 1883 and the colophon, 1884. Complete in one volume.
[Tokyo]. National Printing Bureau. 1884.
15 leaves. 37 x 25.2cm.
In good to very good condition. Fold down centre and some wear, minor marks and stains to covers. Internally very good with only minor age wear. b33121086